It’s amazing how often we continue doing things that don’t work. Professional organizer Don Aslett has compiled a list of things that don’t work. They include:
Telling yourself you’ll remember what’s in an unmarked bottle
Paying for help in advance
Getting someone else to make apologies for you
Buying or agreeing to anything to get a free gift
Telling people something is funny before you tell it to them
Keeping the pie you made for the church dinner in the refrigerator
Eating tacos while driving
Putting things on top of the car when you’re getting ready to depart
Hangers that are supposed to hold 10 pairs of pants
Plastic tops that are supposed to keep the fizz in the rest of your soft drink can
One coat paint
Freezing the leftovers you really didn’t like
We can waste a lot of time on things that don’t work. Ask God today to show you what will work, so you can redeem the time.
Rick Grubbs is best known as the host of “Redeeming the Time,” a one-minute radio program featured on hundreds of radio outlets around the world. He has spoken thousands of times on Biblical time management in all 50 states and 26 other countries. He is the author of the book “Morning Momentum: God’s plan for launching an unstoppable day”. He and his wife Carrie live in Salisbury NC with several of their 12 children.