Essay about Time Management Is An Essential Discipline

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My time is limited. Regardless of the calling over my life, the things I need to complete, I will always only have 1,440 minutes a day; 8,765 hours a year. In this time that I have been blessed with, I want to achieve everything that God has equipped me for. The only way to achieve this is to spend my time wisely. Time management is an essential discipline to understand, evaluate and implement in any Christian walk to optimise the usage of time for God and fulfil His larger-than-life plans.

Sleep deprivation, stress and endless are all words that I frequently associated with time management. I have always understood it to be a character trait, someone either has it or they don’t. The concept of time management being an attainable discipline seemed impossible and, at best, optimistically delusional. To me, time management was a useful tool for completing as much as possible in the shortest amount of time. Our culture promotes the ideal that bigger is better, quantity over quality; the more you do the more successful you are . Romans 12:2 challenges Christians to be mindful of the getting lost in worldly mentalities, stating “Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is—his good, pleasing and perfect will. ” I don’t want to waste my time doing for the sake of doing, and miss the glimpses of Jesus around me.

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