“Consider your own calling, brothers. Not many of you were wise by human standards, not many were powerful, not many were of noble birth. Rather God chose the foolish of the world to shame the wise, and God chose the weak of the world to shame the strong, and God chose the lowly and despised of the world, those who count for nothing, to reduce to nothing those who are something.” 1Corinthians 1:26-28
it’s the beginning of a work week. and because i turned down the job offer a couple of weeks ago for the good of the whole family, my mornings starts almost exactly as it did yesterday. and the day before that, and before that…and again, because the last time i stepped in an office was five months ago, it’s now all automatic. morning prayers, breakfasts, dishes, clean-up, laundry. scrapbooking and blogging in between. oh! and dinners too. home-cooked meals ready when my husband and son check in from work and school respectively. that’s about it. my daily routine. my assigned tasks. my job description for the moment.
as i wander around in the kitchen still half asleep, half awake; i imagine what my day would turn out today and thought about the importance of what i do everyday. i wondered what its relevance is to the world and what contribution i am making to the benefit of mankind. and i can’t help but smile. what a grand line of thinking that was.
i may not be that wise, nor powerful, nor of noble birth. but we are God’s children. and i believe that no matter how simple my tasks today may seem, God put me here at this moment to fulfill them. and if done for the glory of God and for the good of even one or two people for that matter, they will count as important and relevant in His eyes. for my life is intertwined with everyone else’s life. the great and simple alike. and if only for that, i shall live through my life each day with total submission to the will of my Father who loves me. no matter how simple and ordinary i may be.