There are days when I feel like so much of my life revolves around the wrong things…you know, worldy things that in the end won’t matter at all…
Granted, focusing on healthy, wholesome foods isn’t a bad thing. I am by no means saying that we shouldn’t take care of the bodies God gave us…
In fact, I’m quite proud of my bulging biceps…all for His glory, of course 😛 I like to think that God is pretty proud of the fact that I’m “honoring my body as my temple” (-1 Corinthians 6:19-20)
What I am saying is that we shouldn’t fixate on any one thing…except HIM (: Easy to say, not so easy to do.
There are SO many GRABBERS out there that steal away our attention. Boyfriends, gym time, families, work, blogging, etc.!
Anything and everything can become an idol in our lives if we allow it.
What brought this to my attention, you might ask? This devotional that I read today:
Heart United with God
Read Psalms 86:1 through 88:18; Acts 27:21–44
Like a flea on caffeine, our minds jump from one distraction to another: cell phones, the news, a shiny sports car, or mind-numbing TV shows. Should we shut ourselves away in a dark closet to focus on God? Maybe. But, what about the light under the door, that curious noise, or our own random thoughts?
Teach me your way, O Lord, and I will walk in your truth; give me an undivided heart, that I may fear your name (Psalm 86:11).
How our enemy loves to draw us away from God and His truth. Little thoughts creep onto our minds. What if I fail? What if terrorists strike our country? What if I have spinach in my teeth? Where our thoughts go, our hearts follow if we are not vigilant. It is hazardous to live life with one eye on the world and one on God. Serving God requires deliberate choice and the Holy Spirit’s power to keep our hearts united with God, despite life’s daily attention grabbers.