From @CSLewisDaily on twitter:
What one calls the interruptions are precisely one's real life -- the life God is sending one day by day.
Hang on a minute! All these "interruptions" are in fact just "Real Life"!
Now I come to think about it, there have been lots of moments of peace and quiet; I just haven't recognised them for what they were.
For example; all those nights when I have woken in the "wee small hours" and lain awake for a little while. Switching on the light and reading would be unkind and selfish. My husband needs his sleep too! So I try and lie still, and think, or plan, or "day dream", or even pray, without interruptions, without a timeclock running in my head.
Then, sometime later, I wake up, and it is morning.
Let the timeclock start!
Let "Real Life" begin!
"Westward H-o-o-o-o!" (It's at this point that I tend to find myself singing "Three wheels on my wagon, and I'm still rolling along...." http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsXoMS9-xxg )
|Westward Ho! http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Westward.jpg|
If God is for us, who can be against us? (Romans 8;31)