Sleeping in until 6 a.m. felt great, if risky, because I advertise my readiness for Saturday makeovers to start at 9! For most people, 3 hours would be plenty of time to accomplish the morning routine, and have your home guest-ready, but my devotional and Bible study time is extensive. I wouldn't trade my intimate quiet time with Jesus for anything! It's invigorating, comforting and convicting all at the same time-- advantageous in this life for the wisdom the Holy Spirit freely gives. Studying God's word prepares a believer for service and against sin.
Be diligent to present yourself approved to God, II Timothy 2:15 says, a workman who does not need to be ashamed, rightly dividing the word of truth.
Since I woke up without joint pain, I decided to give the aerobics a rest today--why push it for the 6th day? My blood would be circulating plenty, because I'd be adding vacuuming and mopping for company to the daily backyard cleanup, dog management and lawn watering. As I Timothy 4:8 says, and I'm purposely stretching the point, apologies to our family's bodybuilder and fitness trainer Steven,
For bodily exercise profits a little, but godliness is profitable for all things, having promise of the life that now is and of that which is to come.
I organized the downstairs, had it looking very pretty, was very made up and nicely dressed, but nobody came as the hour time slots ticked away. Not to worry, since I had a party at 3:30 to pack my tote bag for.