We need a lens for life.
Just like the one on my Nikon.
We could zero in on our primary focal point and let everything else blur.
It would automatically make other things quit competing for our attention.
They’d stay in the background until we chose to “focus” on them.
I have a friend who is learning how to do stop action photography.
Now that would be so useful in real life.
Let me catch up.
Let me catch my breath.
When my To-Do list becomes ridiculous I have to take out the fat black sharpie and cut it down to a manageable size.
I admit I sometimes have trouble not over-committing.
And sometimes there are just too many good choices.
Things I want to do or pursue.
- Classes to take.
- Posts to write.
- Places to go.
- People to see.
I’m a Christian so my life lens is God’s word.
As Ann Voskamp says, “Without God’s word as a lens, the world warps.”
What’s your trick for regaining focus when your schedule and life get crazy?
Have any tips for keeping it all under control?
How do you choose between your favorite Starbuck’s coffee and the special “Holiday” coffee?