Paying attention to what counts

Photo courtesy of Maureen Sill (Creative Commons)

Photo courtesy of Maureen Sill (Creative Commons)

As much as I hate to admit it, I am not Wonder Woman, and I can’t do it all. That is hard to admit, but so true.

And no matter how much I try to cram into a day, there are going to be things that get me sidetracked, and it’s important to pay attention to them.

Yesterday is a perfect example. I had a list a mile long of what I had hoped to accomplish after church, so I was eager to get home and get busy.

But God had different plans.

A friend caught me in the parking lot. We had not spoken in months, and he had been struggling with a situation at home. And he needed to talk.

We stood there in the parking lot for at least 30-40 minutes talking, hands up to shield the sun from our eyes, sharing our stories.

I think we both felt a sense of fulfillment when we finally parted to our separate cars. So what if I was later getting started on my list?

What God appointments have you had recently?