- We are a culture that normalizes stress and neglects stillness.
- Our deadlines and devices have programmed us to welcome interruptions.
- The constant barrage of distractions confuses our identity and endangers our activity.
- The intentional pace of Jesus reveals an unhurried commitment to fostering relationships (10:38-39).
- Martha wasn’t doing bad things – she was simply distracted by lesser things (10:40).
- It is far simpler being productive for the Lord rather than being present with the Lord.
- When we live frantically, our sole motivation to connect with Jesus is for Him to address our agenda (10:40).
- Plenty of things can trouble us, but only Christ can transform us (10:41).
- This world can never take away what happens when we slow our souls to meet with Jesus (10:42).
- Some of us like to stay so busy and distracted because we are afraid of what we might discover if we get still.
- Identify the most successful distractions in your life right now.
- Evaluate what you are trying to escape when you succumb to the distractions.
- Attempt to cut your digital devotion by half of your average time for the next week.
- Determine what relationships you want to prioritize this week and make a plan for them.