There aren’t enough hours in the day!
I have said that more times than I can count.
I want more.
…more hours in the day,
…more time with my husband,
…more time with each child
…more time alone
…more time with family and friends who live far away
But I say, I need more.
I think it. Then, I mumble it to the air or whoever is in earshot. Eventually, I address it to God.
He’s the One who can bring change or present a new way:
Sometimes I need to change.
Sometimes I finally see the way to MORE—that he has been presenting for who-knows-how-long.
Often giving thanks for what IS opens my eyes to how blessed I already am with MORE.
God gives us all that we need. We only need Jesus. We only need relationship with our Savior and God who has written all our days.
He knows our heart. Our aches, longings, struggles. He wants to show us the way to live each day—the way that yields peace, given by the Prince of Peace.
Peace that absorbs the stress of the not-done.
Peace that fills the place of longing.
Peace that sustains in our exhaustion.
Peace that grows in our heart and character.
Peace that is beyond our understanding.
You are perfectly sufficient. You are all the MORE we’ll ever need. Grow us to trust You. Alert us and help us come in to Your order for living the day, celebrating the time You give, Your way. Amen.