Be Still and Know that I am God…Really??
An ancient Jewish scripture challenges people then and now to ‘Be still and know that I am God’. The scripture only has eight words and twenty-four letters, but it stands as an indictment on how I do my life. (And truth be told how others ‘do life’).
To look at how most people do life, you would think it read, ‘be busy, and know that you are productive’ or ‘work your your heart out at whatever cost to your ‘heart’.
This beautiful but challenging truth reminds me that my Creator made be to be a ‘human being’ and not primarily a ‘human doing’.
A burned out and super stressed out leader once said to me, ‘The way I was doing the work of God was destroying the work of God in me.’
I’ve decided ‘I want to stop being great at busyness and lousy at stillness.
The person who has ears to hear, let them hear.