I don’t even have time to list all the things that I used to think were important in my life, it would definitely take more than this post! I guess the biggest thing that I thought was important was me. I thought I was a big super important big shot (not!).
After me I thought my main goal in life was to get rich, so I did everything I could to reach that goal. I thought it was important to be a business owner and start a large thriving business (that went along with my being rich goal) so I expanded my business from Wisconsin to Illinois.
I thought this, I thought that, I thought a lot of things that really weren’t important.
I remember the day when the Lord finally got a hold of my heart and I finally started to see what was really important in life. I was over-extended in my finances, I was out of control in my business. I wasn’t faithful to the Lord and had missed so much church I was a stranger.
Everything that I thought was important came crashing down on my head and all I could do was cry out to the Lord for help. It’s funny how quick we are to run to him when we need help, right? (more…)