Yesterday I Did the One Thing That Always Gets Me Off Track!

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Years ago, I learned that if I intend to have a productive day, I MUST NOT get on the computer before getting my day started.  That means no drinking coffee or eating breakfast in front of the computer, no taking a “quick peek” at email, no promoting posts if I forgot to schedule them the night before.  NOTHING.

But, yesterday, I sat down with my Greek yogurt and opened my computer and sat there…and sat there…and sat there…

My entire day ended up OFF TRACK.  It was awful.  Today, I refuse to end up there again.

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That’s why I am a fan of time management books…GOOD time management books.  The really good ones teach you about YOU and how YOU work.  They help you order a day that works.  They help you order a day that glorifies a God who created order from nothing.

Oh, the mercy He must show me when I do things like wreck my day via the internet!

Today, I’m back on track.  Praise God from Whom all Blessing flow!

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  1. I have the same problem, but rewind it a bit…here I am staying up late on the computer, which will make it hard to wake up in the morning. But I also have the problem of losing entire days (not because I’m on the computer all day, but because it just messes up my routine) to “just a quick peek at my e-mail” in the morning. Good to know I’m not alone 😉

  2. I might not like you right now. I literally just opened my computer (two minutes ago), while eating my bowl of cereal and having coffee at the same time. And then, I see THIS in my reader.

    No, I might not like you very much at all at the moment, but I think I am more convinced than ever that you are to take up permanent residence in my blog reader.

    And in spite of that, I do love you very much for always speaking truth in love- a rare commodity in this day and age.

    The fact is, opening up this glaring box “for just a couple of minutes” while I wake up and have my morning coffee never ends up being just that amount of time-and I KNOW that!

    Thank you, Amy.

    Now I am going to get off. This is my first and last stop of the morning, and I am thankful for God’s mercies that are new every morning. This is one of them!

    Great is Thy faithfulness!

  3. You are so right!! I had to make a Rule:No Computer until School is Done.(unless it’s the older two doing math-they used Teaching Textbooks this past year) Otherwise-I’m totally ruined.

  4. Thank you for letting us know about the bundle! I enjoyed your message in Nashville, and now I’m excited to get your companion eBook, along with 4 others. :) Yay! Such a great bargain!