Welcome to Day #1 of your “30 Days To Breakthrough” journey. When you change your thinking, you change your life.
For the next 7 days, we’ll be addressing the issue of Stewarding Your TIME. Today’s topic is “Redeeming The Time.”
Here is a summary of what we will cover this week:
Day 1 – Redeeming The Time
Day 2 – Slowing down
Day 3 – The importance of HABITS
Day 4 – PRIORITIES
Day 5 – Clear written GOALS
Day 6 – Benefits of keeping a journal
Day 7 – Leaving a rich legacy through journaling
Before we get started with today’s lesson, let me ask you:
Did you write the following on 3 little pieces of paper or sticky-notes and post those in prominent places you see frequently?
“Starting _____________ (date), I commit to journal every day for the next 30 days to become a better steward with my Time, Talent, Treasure, and Temple (body).”
If not, do it right now. This step is critical. Don’t skip it.
OK, here are today’s quote, lesson, question, link, and prayer.
TIME = LIFE. If you waste your time, you waste your life. — Rick Grubbs
On January 21, 2010, I had the privilege of hosting a webinar with Rick Grubbs, founder of Life-Changing Seminars and Redeeming The Time radio. It was by far the best presentation TIME I have ever heard. To view that video, see today’s Link of the Day.
What does it mean to redeem the time?
a) Redeem = “to rescue from going to waste”
b) Time = “the passing of life”
Why is it so important to redeem YOUR time?
a) Time is limited
b) Death is certain
c) Our use of time brings ETERNAL consequences
d) Time is not recoverable
e) Time is our most valuable earthly possession
f) We must given an account of how we spend our time
What are ways to redeem YOUR time?
a) Learn how to wake up and get up
b) Get organized
c) Identify and eliminate time wasters
d) Conquer procrastination
Here are two guiding questions to redeem your time
a) What will be the fruit of this activity in 5 years?
b) What will be the fruit of this activity in eternity?
The real key to redeeming the time is to constantly ask myself “What does God want me to do RIGHT NOW?”
QUESTION (write down what comes to your heart)
Lord, what time wasters can I start eliminating today to redeem my time?
LINK of the Day
Redeeming the Time video with Rick and Carrie Grubbs
Heavenly Father, thank You for the precious gift of time. Teach me to redeem the time. Help me to follow through with my commitment to read these emails and journal EVERY day for the next 30 days. In Jesus name, I pray. Amen.
Blessings to use journaling to redeem your time!
Joseph Peck, M.D.
The Time Doctor
Author, I Was Busy, Now I’m Not
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