Monday, March 8, 2010

Morning Routine

When you wake up in the morning what's the first thought that crosses through your mind,
my alarm is set for 4:30am weekdays
and i have been waking at 4:30 for the past 6months
i guess when i open my eyes
i try to remember what day it is,
if i had picked out the outfit for work the previous night
i thank the lord if there is light
and sigh if there isnt!!!!

jump down from the bed and try to will myself to exercise
then take my bath
hurry to dress
wake my parents up for our morning devotion
and then am off to work
therein lies the problem
i didnt pray...
i didnt remeber to Thank God for making me open my eyes that day...
he is not part of my morning routine
the morning devotion with my family doesnt count cos half the time we are all asleep
and time with God is meant to be personal, and during the morning devotion everything is general, you cant start a personal prayer between you and god about your day and the problems you might be facing
(you cant pray for your boyfriend that's miles away studying while kneeling down with your parents lol)
or for your friend that just lost her dad, who is going through so much right now,

How many of us start the day without him,
how many of us forget that he is the reason we are breathing
i am guilty of it
and i have decided to schedule me-time with God daily....
read my bible and give him due praises!!!

have a great week people


Neo said...

the book ad, ends up blocking out the first paragraph of ur post...did u know?

mw pls how do u get up at 4:30??? seriously i woke up at 9:30 today and i slept early? and yea i spend my quiet time b4 i get outta bed and get distracted.

have a great wk too

doll said...

we pray also every morning at home...but i also take out time to read the bible every morning...cuz i get to the office at 6 i sleep in the car for a bit...then read bible and pray...then listen to sports news..yea...the book ad...cant see the first paragraph

Tisha said...

I think you can pray no matter where you are
You can in your car when you are driving
Or when a stupid idiot is trying to distract you...

BBB said...

ALARM set at 4:30 and it just keeps riniging till i get up...
i have moved the ad, thanks

its a habit i def have to cultivate,
i will try my best, i hav emoved the dad

@tisha lol @ stupid idiot i agree with u,
but i guess ur quiettime has to be set aside so you can be more focused no?

Harry-Rami Itie said...


Something to think about considering the fact that I did not pray this morning

neefemi said...

definitely sumn to think about - i feel like i always start but never finish :(...i hope to be better

Myne Whitman said...

I'm guilty of this sometimes too, I do remember much later in the day when the rush is over. Thanks for sharing and for the book widget too, mwah!

2cute4u said...

I don't always do that ,I didn'y yestrday..and I feel so bad,,
Real nice of you to bring this up
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Jaycee said...

Sometimes I'm guilty too. Recognizing it is a great step. I like.

BBB said...

ur not alone neither did i , but am making a positive step to change

@myne ur highly welcome :)

@2cute4u, its a habitwe all have i guess life breezes by and we forget that its Gods hand at work at all times

@Jaycee thank you, i completely agree, i guess the next step now is to do sumtin about it

Blowing Blessings Your Way said...

You are sooo right! I'll suggest choosing a specific time everyday to fellowship...I've been doing it for the past week and it's been hard but I know it's worth it! May God help u in this endeavor!!!

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