“So, You Want to Be Like Christ?”: Five Sources of Mind Clutter

The Library Musings

I’ve been reading through Chuck Swindoll’s“So, You Want to Be Like Christ? Eight Essentials to Get You There”. I’ve been using his section on prayer as we study this in our small groups on Wednesday evenings.

It is a relatively small book, numbering 188 pages. But this morning I came across an excellent chapter on simplicity. Toward the beginning of his chapter he wisely states, “Christlikeness is a journey, not a destination….” [Swindoll, 2005]

I think that we often forget that our journey is one of a lifetime. In our society our goal is efficiency, productivity, the mastering of each and every second. I am wired this way. I miss so much because I feel as those I am wasting timeif I am not doing something. I can’t just sit and rock in the rocking chair. I have to read, write, plan. And while there is definitely…

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