Have you ever felt as though life was out of control?
This past summer felt exactly that way for me. Life was out of control! In fact, I am amazed at the grace this congregation offered as God’s call to ministry pulled me away from the pulpit more than usual this summer. I cannot thank you enough for your willingness to allow me the privilege of ministering beyond the walls of Oakland UMC.
However, sometimes we allow ourselves to get carried away with “doing”… whether it is “doing” ministry as was the case for me this summer, or “doing” the family thing, or even saturating ourselves with work around the house or in our places of employment…
If you’re anything like me, you can very easily get caught up in the craziness of life and if you’re not careful, you will lose sight of God…
Here is a prayer called the “Wesleyan Covenant Prayer” with which to start and end the day that may help keep you centered on your Savior: