Be careful, then, how you live, not as unwise people but as wise, making the most of the time, because the days are evil. - Ephesians 5:15-16 (NRSVUE)

I’d say that I manage my time well, so it startled me recently to discover I’d wasted an entire week! I couldn’t believe it, but there it was on my cellphone app usage report: solitaire — seven days, 10 hours, 13 minutes. I had wasted an entire week playing solitaire....

Today's Prayer
Dear Father, help us to spend our time wisely, doing things that build up others and glorify you. Give us courage to imitate Jesus. Amen.

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Today's Reading
Ephesians 5:8-20

Thought for the Day

How is God calling me to use my time?

Prayer Focus

To use my time wisely

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