Could you use some joy? I was recently reminded of the acronym JOY. Jesus, Others, You. Putting Jesus first in our lives brings joy to our hearts. But how do we always put God first when sick children demand our attention or work deadlines hang over our heads?
While putting God first on our list of responsibilities and interests helps us visualize how our priorities rank, another illustration works better for me. I like to picture my life as a pie cut into slices with God as the hub. Making Him the center means His influence permeates every slice of my life. As circumstances change, God leads me to invest more time and energy into different pie slices. Continue Reading