While it is Day

“I must work the works of Him who sent Me while it is day; the night is coming when no one can work” (John 9:4 NKJV).

Some people have a problem when they hit thirty years of age. Not me, it was forty for me.  When you reach the age of your father when you were born, your father will be double your age.  That was the magical number for me.  I was forty and my Dad was eighty.  To me, it was like a billboard saying my life was half over.  Yes, my Dad was still active and in pretty good shape at eighty but he was getting older.  By the way, he had maybe five good years after that and died when he was just a few days shy of ninety.

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Disobedience or Reluctant Obedience

via Daily Prompt: Disobey

I heard a story about a mother and her small daughter back in the day before car seat laws.  The little girl was standing up in the seat as her mother drove and the mom told her daughter several times to sit down.  Finally, the mother became more adamant telling her daughter to sit down.  Knowing that her mother meant business, the child reluctantly sat down but told her mother, “I’m sitting down but in my heart I’m standing up!”  I imagine many of us are like this, we comply with certain laws or guidelines but in our hearts we are somewhere in the realm of compliance in the spirit of rebellion.

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