How can I number my days?

“Teach us to number our days, that we may gain a heart of wisdom.”  Psalm 90:12.

Obviously, I can’t tell you how long I will live.

No one knows how long they will live.

Certainly, in a world where folks of all ages die, there is no way to know.

I think that the chase here is to realize that I have no assurance of more time on earth.

What I do have is this moment.

If I know that I only have this moment, then I must maximize what I have this moment.

How often do I make plans: tomorrow I’ll do this, the next day I’ll do that?  Am I sure that I will have those days?  No.

What does God want me doing right this minute?  Will I stop myself from long-range planning? Probably not. I need the structure of a plan, but I must directly connect it to, “Lord willing.”

As I get older it is easy to think that my days are indeed numbered.  Time is short.  What will I do with it?

Conclusion: I have no guarantee of the next moment.  I must now live accordingly.



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