February 5, 2007

Vindication!

For the past 4 years, I have dragged myself out of bed between 5-5:30am almost every morning (I do sleep in some days).

I find that I think more clearly; it is easier to spend time reading the Bible, praying, and journaling; and I have a greater sense of accomplishment and self-worth by getting a lot things done before the day ever begins. The only thing I seem to procrastinate in the early morning hours is getting out of bed.

Learning to do this greatly improved how I responded as a pastor and a leader. I found myself more capable of calmly dealing with situation that arose throughout the day. I also didn't have guilt for all the things I "should" have been doing.

Much to my delight I found this article and felt great vindication! Here is the original article to which Leading Blog refers.

1 comment:

  1. One whole week of solid 5:30 am. Today I got woken up at 4am and stayed up. I found myself going to bed early just so I could get up early. AAAAHHH!!!!

    Okay so its 9am. 1 hour till bedtime. LOLOL

    Think I can move it back to 5am? hrm..... maybe I should fully conquer 5:30 first eh?

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