This is something I tell myself I have already mastered. But that isn’t true. This is a good reminder to focus on Jesus and eternity as we interact with others, especially those close to us.
It’s pretty clear to me, that during this time at home here, helping my mom recover from her stroke, God is wasting no time at all, teaching me things.
And not just any “things…” butreal, important,messy things.
Things that should come with an owners manual or an instruction guide.
In other words, things you could find at Ikea.
New York City, if there’s anything that characterizes the Big Apple, it’s the instantaneousness of life in the rat race. You want a sandwich delivered at 2am? It’ll be there in 20 minutes. Need a ride? You’ve got an Uber driver 1 minute away. Everything is efficient. And everything happened 2 minutes ago.
And it’s a good thing, but also a bad thing. Or rather, a bad thing to get used to. And one of the big lessons I’m learning here, is a practice in patience…
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