“Don’t veer off to the right or the left. Walk straight down the road God commands so that you’ll have a good life and a long time in the land that you’re about to possess.” Deuteronomy 5:32,33 (The Message Bible)
My newly established daily plan allows me as much time as I need or want each morning to be alone with God, my thoughts, and nature in my screened-in porch. I begin around seven o’clock with tea, a light breakfast, and a head full of ambitious ideas. Unfortunately, I am easily distracted, and today. I veered off my path and spent hours designing in my head my new office space.
Veering off a schedule now and then won’t ruin my writing career and just might enhance my personal life. Best of all, in retirement there is no time clock to o punch, and I can chose when and how to use or “abuse” the time I have left on earth. However, in order to finish the book I’m working on, I need to discipline myself and walk the straight path from the porch to my writing cave and get to work.
Dear Lord, help me stay on course in the ministry I’ve been called for. Amen.