Ok, so, here’s my scenario…
The phone rings. It’s a business call, so I stop what I am doing to take care of that. Then, my son text’s me at the same time that someone else sends me an email that I have been waiting for. So, I try to forward the email, but before I get hit send, my boss is calling me to do something. In the middle of that, someone comes in to the office that needs to see me, specifically, and as I walk back to my desk to take care of what they needed, I am confronted with the desk full of work that I was trying to take care of when the I got the phone call. Remember the phone call? Yeah, I had to go back up and look again too.
Does this sound anything like your day? Maybe not the same particulars, but the feeling that everything is way out of control, and you are just a soap bubble on the water tornado being sucked down into the drain. And to add to that.. the garbage disposal is on.
This isn’t anything new, and for most of us, this isn’t anything all that rare. Quite the opposite, this is the norm. So the question comes down to this.
In the middle of all the hectic-ness of our every day lives, do you ever just stop and take a moment and concentrate on nothing more then connecting with God. Taking that moment, and focusing everything you are on Him, allowing the rest of the world to ‘become strangely dim’?
My moment today was what inspired me to write this. It was less then a minute, it was in a very hot truck, and it was awesome. No, their weren’t any angelic tunes flowing through the radio, I didn’t have this sudden burst of peace wash over me, and my day didn’t get any easier. But, in the middle of my storm, I stopped, I gave God everything, and for the briefest of moments, it was just Him and I.
My encouragement to you is this, in your every day walk with God, don’t forget that He is there, right there, waiting for you to recognize His presence, even in the midst of the chaos. So, take a moment, and seek Him, and you will find Him.
Take a minute to just “Be still and know that He is God.”