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Jan

THE PIGEON WALK

   Posted by: pastordiehl   in Uncategorized

Ever wondered why a pigeon walks so funny? It’s so that it can see where it’s going. Because a pigeon’s eyes can’t focus as it moves, the bird actually has to bring its head to a complete stop between steps in order to refocus. So it proceeds clumsily – head forward, stop, head back, stop.

In our spiritual walk with the Lord, we have the same problem as the pigeon: We have a hard time seeing while we’re on the go. We need to stop between steps – to refocus on the Word and the will of God. Our walk with the Lord needs to have built into it a pattern of stops that enable us to see more clearly before moving on.

That’s why God established a Sabbath rest periodically. Its also why “Daniel…knelt down on his knees three times that day, and prayed and gave thanks before his God” (Daniel 6:10).

What built-in breaks do you plan into your schedule that help you refocus?

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Jim and Cindy
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I most definetly can relate to the pigeon. To keep my focus or refocus I try to spend time in the word first thing in the morning with my coffee. If I go to God first it makes me more prepared for each day. I also recite scripture to myself and pray throughout the day to refocus my thoughts and actions.

January 8th, 2011 at 2:57 pm

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