Quotes about busyness

If I’m busy because I feel the pressure to prove myself, neither doing more or less will help. Doing more won’t help because we can never do enough to justify ourselves. And doing less won’t help because it won’t address the underlying desire for justification. Only the truth sets us free. The answer is neither doing more... read more


40 years of 80% is better than 15 years of 100%

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What is the answer to busyness? It is to wait: to wait for the Lord and put our hope in his word

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Don’t tell people you are busy. If you tell people you are busy, what they will hear is, “I don’t have time for you.”

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We can spot idolatrous busyness because it will eventually cause harm – in our bodies, our families, our churches and our relationship with God

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Why not take the scenic route home? If your god is your schedule then a longer route home will be irksome. But if your God is the God who made the heavens and the earth, and pronounced them good, then the scenic route home will be a chance to share his verdict on what he has made.

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Remember this, that your life is short, your duties many, your assistance great, and your reward sure; therefore faint not, hold on and hold up, in ways of well-doing, and heaven shall make amends for all!

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Christians should be busy people. We should be ‘poured out’ (Phil 2:17). We give our lives to Christ and no longer claim our time as our own. We work ‘night and day, labouring and toiling’ (2 Thess 3:8). Our faith produces work, our love prompts labour and our hope inspires endurance (1 Thess 1:3). We work as those those deeds will follo... read more


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