(THIS WEEK: The Backside of the Baby)
It's indisputable that God has a good sense of humor. But I do wonder if His levity is safe in my hands or should I say, “mind.”
The kids would LOL when I used my phone to snap a quick pic of the sunset while making sure that the same phone was simultaneously connecting me with someone around the world while halting the car in time for the stop sign. My wife wonders why I'm gone for three hours until I tell her I made five stops on the way to the first stop.
Yes, multi-tasking can be confounding to some. I guess I'm just a natural. But there is this dark side...
For example, I went downstairs before dawn to take some ibuprofen for some severe back pain. I fed the cats. I straightened up the dining room. I put a few dishes away. I hydrated myself and dehydrated myself, if you know what I mean.
I began walking upstairs and my back started bothering me. I remembered that I drank the glass of water. But did I take the ibuprofen with the water?
You (and God) get to giggle. I get to scratch my head - if I can remember why I’m scratching my head.
Besides being a poster child for ADHD, I am also a “High I” which means that I like spending time with people.
“People who need people are the luckiest people in the world” sang Barbara Streisand.
But the downside of that is that it can take attention off the people I really need to focus on if I am spending time with those whom I’ll forget by next week. But these folks scratched some sort of High-I itch.
It’s easy to look upward and ask, “Why me, God?” Perhaps it’s better to simply accept that I’m one of the luckiest people in the world.
All kidding aside, I really do like who I am. I should. After all, I’m a people too.
PORTAL TO HEAVEN: There are two sides to every personality. Sometimes it feels like God is tossing us up in the air like a coin. One day we land on one side and the next day we land on the other. At least He’s the one that’s doing the flipping. And if He's getting a chuckle, He feels He's successful.
Thy hands have made me and fashioned me… I am fearfully and wonderfully made…I know that full well… Do not think more highly of yourself than you ought.
Psalm 119:73 (KJV), Psalm 139:14 (NIV),Romans 12:3 (NIV)