One of the unusual things about me is that at one point in life I had my mind set on being an astronaut. After I spent 10 days at Space Camp in Huntsville, Alabama I was in love! Life has since taken me on other paths, but once in a while you can see my Space Enthusiasm and Mechanical Engineering Degree peek through… this is just one such occasion.
So I’m viewing my “morning rituals” as my “pre-launch” sequence… what should be the habits I do regularly before I launch into the day? What do I need to do to connect with God and get on his agenda, before my natural inclination to do my own thing hijacks the whole thing?
Now, this is risky ground for me.
I am a recovering perfectionist and compulsive “do-er”, and if I am not careful I can make my morning routine all about the deeds and not about God (the one I am supposed to be using the rituals to connect with.) It’s by faith, not works, we are saved (Galatians 2:16)… and I’ve got to keep my eyes on the Lord.
So, this time, I am trying to let God guide this revamping of my morning routine and see what it ends up looking like. So far this journey has been unpredictable and I am embracing the adventure!
I invite you to join me on this new blog series as I discover a new Pre-Launch Sequence, and I hope as you do so, you will consider updating your own morning rituals and daily time with God and let me know how it goes!
Jeri writes about her spiritual journey as she lives out her everyday life.