A couple of days ago, my article was published on RELEVANT magazine.
If you remember a post titled The leap of faith that I wrote a couple of weeks back, this is the well-known online magazine which would be my first big break in my writing career. And it really is! So far, the article has gotten more than 300 Facebook likes and more than 100 tweets. I am so grateful and honoured to be able to share my story there.
The article itself is an opinion piece talking about how as Christians, we used to put God as our back-up plan instead of life planner.
Here’s an excerpt:
What does it mean to put God first?
It’s a cliché we hear all the time, but what would it look like if we actually did it?
Imagine a typical day for a twentysomething Christian. She wakes up to her ringtone alarm, checks her email and notiﬁcations and hits snooze. She utters a one-minute prayer to cover all her bases—thank You, bless this, ask for that, amen—and rushes to the shower.
By 9 a.m., she’s clocked into work at the office or heading to class, praying for the weekend to come sooner. During lunchtime, she meets with her friends while trying to steal some time to look at Facebook.
And from then until she hits the pillow, her day is ﬁlled with meeting deadlines, doing chores and errands and generally trying to keep on top of things before another day is over.
Life is not easy for today’s generation. There’s too little time and too many tasks. We need to study, work, keep up on house chores, socialize and relax at the same time.
The question is, where should we put God in the equation?
…read more on RELEVANT.
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