Ummm…You Got A Minute?

“Lu, Coddy wants to get baptized.” Upon further investigation, he just didn’t want to get baptized he wanted to pray and make Jesus his Savior.

Ummm, you got a minute? Actually, I didn’t. I had 30 plus people in a circle waiting for me: Waiting for me, the director of our family theater show at Shepherd of the Hills Church, to start our team meeting, show, and prayer time.

I had a decision to make. I looked at the team waiting for me and in that moment it seemed like an eternity—a moment that would turn into a decision for eternity—I decided that the team could wait.

And in the back of our room with Coddy and his two friends that loved him, we held hands and he prayed that life-changing prayer—a decision expressed through prayer that caused angels to sing in heaven.

This got me thinking. How many times are we not putting aside good stuff for the better stuff?

“Mom, you got a minute?”

Are we willing to put aside whatever seems pressing at the time, put it aside and make time for the people who deserve it the most?

Ummm, you got a minute? As we go through our day we need to keep the best things at the top of our priority list, and not let the pressures of life pull us away from what matters most in this world, and especially the people that matter most.

Put the people that matter most at the top of your priority list, you’ll be glad you did.

5 thoughts on “Ummm…You Got A Minute?

  1. I never really thought about the value of a minute until reading this. One minute of your valuable time helped determine where someone spends eternity. Glad you choose wisely in giving your time. Thats why we all love you!

  2. Amen!! Thank you , Mrs. Lu!! Been waiting all weekend for YOUR post!!! Feenin’ for what “LuSays”….. THANK YOU! I enjoyed reading, and is definitely true!!! I’ll be praying we DON’T push aside what IS important and what should be priority because of our “busyness”…. I am guilty of this :/ 🙁 So thank you for the “kick-in-the-butt” to keep me ON TRACK & on His PATH! Love U! 😉

  3. Also, Everyone reading Mrs. Lu’s blogs, but too busy to COMMENT… Please think about how your 1 minute of taking the time to comment can ENCOURAGE someone, somehow…!!! 😉 So, although I am NOT a great writer *I know ya’ll won’t judge me* lol…I encourage you, Mrs. Lu. as well as all the readers & followers of this blog…so we can learn and grow together! MUCH LUV & BLESSINGS TO ALL!!! 🙂

  4. Yes!! love it cuz we don’t take those minutes that could change things but yet put so much time into the things that really don’t matter! Keep them coming!

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