Lest you think I do nothing but read my Bible all day . . .
Hi. I’m a Bible blogger.
I love to read the Bible. And write about it.
But I also have a life.
Sure, I like to fill that life with truth.
Which means I listen to Scripture a lot. Sing Scripture a lot.
Read Scripture a lot. Talk about Scripture a lot. Write about Scripture a lot.
But sometimes my brain is on overload, and I cease to think sane thoughts.
Sometimes all I want to do is anything but think Bible.
So, when given a chance to study the Bible or . . .
day dream, wash dishes, walk to the mailbox, play a game,
watch a movie, catch up on social media, take a nap . . .
sometimes I’ll actually choose that other thing.
Perhaps it’s not always the best choice. But sometimes, it’s what I do.
Because I’m human.
I live a life, attend a church, work a job, manage, clean, cook, plan,
run errands, have friends and family, and feel the pressures of the everyday like anyone else does.
At times, I feel the need to laugh, talk, sit in silence, take off on a road trip, or enjoy something mindless.
Sometimes these things crowd out my time in the Word.
And usually, these things thrust me back into the Word.
No, I don’t read the Bible all day. Because I have to live it.
No, I don’t think the Bible all day, though I often wish I could.
No, I’m not some super-spiritual person who has time for nothing but the Word.
I simply fight to make time for it.
I plan it. Hold myself to it.
Make it more special than other things.
Take drastic steps to protect it.
Because it is my lifeline.
I may be a Bible blogger.
But really, I’m just like you.
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