Week beginning: 11th May, 2014

By Claire Wilkinson | Lusaka, Zambia

"Lord remind me how brief my time on earth will be. Remind me that my days are numbered - how fleeting my life is. You have made my life no longer than the width of my hand. My entire lifetime is just a moment to you; at best, each of us is but a breath. We are merely moving shadows, and all our busy rushing ends in nothing. We heap up wealth, not knowing who will spend it. And so, Lord, where do I put my hope? My only hope is in you."

Psalm 39: 4-7 (NLT)

Too rushed to let go...

At the end of a busy 13 hour day in the office - with lots of work still on the desk, undone - I find David's reflection on the brevity of life both timely and freeing. Routinely I perceive a significant shortage of hours in m

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