Yesterday, a friend, who I hadn't seen for a long time. came to visit. We couldn't figure out where to go for dinner until I suggested a restaurant that had an excellent dinner buffet.
We arrived at the restaurant hungry and ready to dig in. The buffet bar couldn't have been more inviting. Three meat choices, three rice dishes (one with beans), three chicken choices, 2 fish dishes, baked macaroni, 4 types of vegetable dishes, potato salad, cole slaw, cornbread, and peach cobbler or banana pudding for dessert.
We stood there, two hungry gals, not trying to figure out what we wanted to eat; just wanting it all. In the end, we made our choices, and though we didn't "have it all," our plates were so full we left some on our plates.
I can hear my mother's voice as it rises from the ashes, "Don't take more than you can eat!"
Should I visit the restaurant again, I'll try not to overload my plate.
Lord, please give Deb the wisdom she needs to make wise choices with her time and priorities. It's not Your desire that we become stressed in the work You've called us to do. Give her the strength she needs to perform those tasks You've ordained for her, and the wisdom to discern what to do when she has too much on her plate. Amen
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