Memos to myself

The following 12 quotes can make a difference to our time management this year (if we put them into practice..)

1.’All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.’
(J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring)

2. ‘So take some time to ask God today, “What do you want me to do with my one wild, beautiful life that no one else can?” Then listen to the whisper you hear in response.’ (Holly Gerth)

3.‘I never see why we should do anything unless it is either a duty or a pleasure! Life’s short enough without filling up hours unnecessarily.’
(CS Lewis)

4. ‘Focus is not something we find but something we create’ (Jeff Goins)

5.‘Productivity is effectively stewarding your gifts, talents, time, energy, and enthusiasm for the good of others and the glory of God.’
(Tim Challies)

6.‘A woman who lives with the stress of an overwhelmed schedule will often ache with the sadness of an underwhelmed soul.’

‘We have to slow the rhythm of rush in our lives so that the best of who are can emerge.’
(Lysa TerKeurst, The Best Yes: Making Wise Decisions in the Midst of Endless Demands)

7. ‘Essentialism is not about how to get more things done; it’s about how to get the right things done.

‘Remember that if you don’t prioritize your life someone else will.’

(Greg McKeown, Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less)

8. ‘We must be ready to allow ourselves to be interrupted by God.’ (Bonhoeffer)

9.’You can spend your life on a blur of things that leave you bankrupt.’

‘It’s not what you do now & then that changes anything ,but what you do *everyday* that changes everything. Daily disciplines are doors to full freedom’ (Ann Voskamp)

10. ‘We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it. And so, Lord, where do I put my hope? My only hope is in you.’
(King David, Psalm 39:6-7)

11. ‘Don’t count the things you do. Do the things that count’
(Zig Ziglar)

12. ‘Time is non refundable. Use it with intention’ (Anon)


Ruth x

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