Do you feel stressed out by your To-Do List?
Enough Hours in the Day
It never fails to surprise me how quickly my day disappears.
Before I get out of bed each morning, I know I have more to do than is humanly possible, but I hold out hope that somehow time will work in my favor and I will meet my goals.
I haven’t yet.
A mother’s day can vanish in a blur of interruptions, unexpected messes and urgent demands. Distractions come in all forms—from the cute and cuddly, to the beautiful and inspiring, to the dirty and depressing.
I try to not get lost in my to-do list. I try to treasure each wonderful moment of motherhood. But the list looms and the stress builds.
Today was another busy day. I had too much to get done and even though the sun was shining and my kids were smiling, I was feeling stressed.
As I clicked my way through my inboxes and profiles, I happened to notice a friend’s Facebook status. It read: God gives us enough hours in the day to do what he wants us to get done.
I stopped. I read it again and again. It was so simple and yet it was a revolutionary concept to me. I realized that every day I don’t accomplish everything I want to do, I feel like I am failing, like I am not everything I should be.
But, if I am being a wise steward of the time and energy that God has given me, I am not failing him! He knows my limitations—he knows what I can accomplish and that is enough. He hasn’t planned for me to do more…
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