Asking for wisdom
Reflecting on my post from last week about our struggle to cultivate a balanced life, I have asked myself
- What is the root reason I pray for balance?
- What is it that I am asking God for?
What I found is that truthfully I desire wisdom – His wisdom – for how to handle the tasks of life.
It is as if I want God to give a perfect formula of how much time I should spend on each task every day so as to gain balance by prioritizing but His ways are not my ways. When I ask for wisdom it doesn’t come in a formula but rather comes through ears and eyes attentive to the Holy Spirit. In the midst of a day, when I don’t know what to do and everything seems at the top of the to-do list, I should be looking to Him for…
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