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“When God chose to create us, along with life itself came his gift of time to all the world.  We have the same amount of time in every day as everyone else.  Whether paperboy or president, author or housewife, farmer or financier, the clocks we buy run at the same rate.  We have the same number of minutes in our hours as everyone else has.  No one has any more time than anyone else.”

-- Ted W. Engstrom


But what now?  Results of bad time management:


*  You can be over-committed, involved in too many activities (even too many

good activities).


*  You could end up filling your schedule with activities that have nothing to do

with your objectives and priorities.


*  You could feel forced into things because you feel guilty saying “no.”


*  Hours, days and months fly by and you have done virtually nothing.


“Plan your day or someone else will plan it for you.”

-- Unknown


“Plan your work, then work your plan.”

-- Grandma Wolfe


“Most middle-class Americans tend to worship their work, to work at their play, and to play at their worship.  As a result, their meanings and values are distorted.  Their relationships disintegrate faster than they can keep them in repair, and their life-styles resemble a cast of characters in search of a plot.”

-- Gordon Dahl


RECOMMENDED TIME SAVERS -- Remember time is something YOU can control!!!


You can never go back and recapture time.  If you do not use it, it is gone forever.  Thus time is valuable and you should not waste it unless you choose to do so.  Most people who have good time management skills utilize some or all of the following things:


1)  Plan out your daily routine and schedule in advance (sometimes even

months ahead).  Consider even budgeting quiet times, days of rest, (i.e.

take a Sabbath, God commanded it), personal study days, time with

family, date nights, play days, vacation, etc.  After these are scheduled,

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