So many of us say we’re too busy, but are we? I remember my kids asking me to play games—like throwing a ball or just hanging out together. Often my answer was, “I’d love to, guys, but I’m really busy.” I still have one at home, and I’ve learned from my previous mistakes. I need to make time for my daughter—shooting baskets or just hanging out. If we can’t make time for our kids, how are we going to make time for God? The reality is, when we say we’re too busy, we have priority issues. We value work, television, and hobbies—you name it. Being busy isn’t a spiritual gift—Psalm 46:10: “Be still, and know that I am God” (NIV).1  When we really know Him, skewed priorities can be corrected quickly.

1“Being Busy Is Not a Spiritual Gift” by Tammy Whitehurst,

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Suggested Reading: Psalm 46:10