When embarking on something new, such as a new project, a new job, a new week or even a new day, we usually want to start on a good note and from a good stance.
A new week usually presents all sorts of challenges, especially after a relaxing weekend. It is safe to say that most people (for numerous reasons) don't like Mondays. They tend to live out this day in a daze and in the affirmed self acclamation that they don't like Mondays.
However we are thought that whatever we put our minds and hands to do, which includes living, we should start as we mean to go along. We should not detest one day and love the other. Regardless how we feel, we must strive to make something good out of each day.
Time is a talent given us by God, and we misspend it when we do not use it according to his design. Every single day we have been given and by God's grace, strength, power and wisdom, we should make it count.
This is why I greet people as thus "make a great day" as opposed to "have a great day". Why?
We are reminded in Ephesians 5: 15 -16, to make the best of every day we are gifted with because they are precious. The amplified bible explains it as thus "Look carefully then how you walk! Live purposefully and worthily and accurately, not as the unwise and witless, but as wise (sensible, intelligent people), Making the very most of the time [buying up each opportunity], because the days are evil"
The Message Bible translation brings this passage more to life. It reads "Wake up from your sleep, Climb out of your coffins; Christ will show you the light! So watch your step. Use your head. Make the most of every chance you get. These are desperate times". Desperate times meaning the devil will do everything in his power to get us to waster our time doing or not, lots of things, but that which God has asked us to do.
As we start out a new day and week, I encourage us all to make use of every time we have been gifted with. Let us by the grace of God, through the wisdom and discernment of the Holy Spirit, understand what our master wants us to do with our time, and then promptly move in willingness and obedience.
As you start to live out the intricacies of the makings of another week, I want you to know that:
Much Love, Remi
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