How to Pray Off Procrastination
GOD'S LOVE LANGUAGE
"You may delay, but time will not." ~ William James
Time and Eternity
Working to end procrastination on my own has never worked. Never.
Because I was conditioned to respond to the "squeaky wheels" of life. I lived in response to the next knee-jerk reaction. Over and over, I sacrificed my time and opportunities to kill the noise of the world around me with good intentions as my crutch.
Always trying to please people.
Hesitating to focus on me.
Not taking ownership of my delays.
This is what procrastination looks like.
Finally, I had to ask myself...
Is my pleasing people pleasing God?
If Heaven is calling me to the deep, why am I settling for the kiddy pool?
If I don't take ownership, am I in turn relinquishing control?
Are my priorities being set by my Father or my fear?
It was only when I started to see life through the eternal lens of prayer that these self-imposed limitations began to fade away. It is the reason behind the name of my book, GOD 'n You: Finding Your Place in Forever.
Prayer opened a whole new world for me. I started to see my assignment not in the now or even in the next, but as my place in forever.
Procrastination is not about time. It's about eternity.
Breaking the Cycle
Nothing is so fatiguing as the eternal