Have you ever found yourself in a strange place without a map? That happened to ma a few days ago. I was in Washington State doing seminars when I crossed the state line into Idaho and realized I had failed to bring an Idaho map. Since I’m too cheap to buy an Idaho map when I already had one at home, I spent the next few hours with a sense of uncertainty not being able to see exactly where I was heading.
Many people go through life every day with that feeling of uncertainty because they haven’t taken time to map out where it is they want to go. Every night before going to bed, try mapping out the following work day. You’ll find that when you arrive at work with a map, you have a greater ability to resist the trivial demands of the moment, and concentrate on the most important thing that God really wants you to accomplish.
Remember, using a map will 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.