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I am on a roll so don’t rock my boat (standard:humor, 945 words)
Author: GodspenmanAdded: Apr 20 2014Views/Reads: 1380/588Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
Have you ever had one of those weeks where everything went exactly as planned? Well, neither have I, except for last week. I do not know what was going on last week, all I know is everything went according to plan. My plan, that is. I was on a roll.

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While, it is very gratifying to get your work for the week done ahead 
of schedule, it creates an opportunity for the intrusion of that 
infamous “honey-do-list.” This list has no end to it. 

When you accomplish one item on the “honey-do-list,” three other items
appear automatically. It is virtually impossible to finish everything 
on that list. It is part of the wife's secret society no man can 

Being on such a good roll in any given week is not the grand thing I
thought it was. I am now content to have my desk piled high with 
unfinished work at the end of each week. 

Since I had a little bit of time on my hands, I read what good old King
Solomon, the wisest man that ever lived, thought along these lines. 
“Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is 
no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither 
thou goest” (Ecclesiastes 9:10). 

If I do not use my time to the best of my ability, the probabilities are
pretty high somebody will intrude and use that time for some other use. 

Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of the Family of God Fellowship, PO Box
831313, Ocala, FL 34483. He lives with his wife, Martha, in Silver 
Springs Shores. Call him at 1-866-552-2543 or e-mail His web site is 


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