The ONE THING for today

Enjoy the journey

To not have a plan is to foolishly surrender your life to others.

To slavishly commit yourself to a plan is to foolishly surrender your life to a plan which was created by a finite and limited person—namely you!

A productive compromise is to develop a plan that points you in the right direction and make adjustments as you go!

This is called: “Enjoying the journey.”

They say a picture is worth a thousand words.  The picture below describes what I am trying to communicate.

Currently, a part of my plan as the new Administrative Bishop for the North Central Region is to visit every church under my care.  So, in working to complete this plan, I scheduled a Sunday to be with Pastor Kris Wattelet and his lovely wife, Kathleen, and their outstanding congregation at Union Center Prairie Bible Church in Union Center, SD.  On the way, I had to make an adjustment to the plan and stop my car to take in the breath-taking scenery and take a few pictures.  That’s called enjoying the journey!


180615 On route to Spearfish, SD

“It is about the course corrections, not the plan.”  _Carl Richards, The Behavior Gap



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