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The Busy Life
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Today's devotional: too busy to rest?
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Busy in the Bible - a Christian perspective
Paul rather humorously chastises the lazy among the Thessalonians telling them they are not being busy, they are being busybodies.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Casualty of a Busy Life - #8155
Now, here’s the problem: there have been way too many times that Jesus has been the victim of centrifugal force in my life. Because the faster my life is spinning, the more I tend to allow Him to get thrown to the edge, starting with my personal time with Him in His Book.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Unpacking Before You Get Home - #5048
You don't carry it all in the door with you. You kind of unpack all the people of your day and, as they say, focus on the family. Leave your work at work and get ready to be with your family - not just around your family, but with your family.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - The Great Gerbil Race - #3842
Problem here. There are way too many of us who are two-legged gerbils. Watching that gerbil wearing himself out on a wheel is just too much of a mirror of how a lot of us live. We're running really hard in pursuit of the great obsession - more! More possessions, more toys, more money, more position, more recognition, more power. But our lives are increasingly spinning out of control, just like that gerbil wheel.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Making Space in a Crowded Life - #3903
Some of us have lives like our kids' motel room - so crowded that we are running out of space! Actually, we all have the same amount of "space" in our life - the same seven days, 168 hours in a week. But some of us have packed so much into our lives - maybe too much - there's no room left for an emergency, a crisis, a breakdown, an illness - or even to give God and the people we love the time they should have.

Ron Hutchcraft Ministries - Too Busy for the Beauty - #3995
In our overheated, over scheduled lives, it is so easy to speed right by some things that are too beautiful to miss -- in our surroundings, in our son, our daughter, our grandchild, our mate, in the blessings that God is unfolding right in front of us. And even in hearing the voice of God.

Rediscovering Intimacy with God
Busy people face certain types of temptation. Nancy shares openly about the temptations she faces, even while doing worthwhile things for God. If you have let busyness threaten your intimacy with God, Nancy will show you how to return. in Ministry audio sermons: Basilea Schlink : Busyness
Busyness! Do we sometimes imagine that this is something good? That energy and industriousness stand behind it? Or at least that it is necessary so that we can achieve something? No. Busyness separates us from Jesus. It is a sin and has a negative effect upon my life of faith...