When God Seems Idle

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The Barefoot Blog

I read the most disturbing, kind of hilarious thing today.

According to TIME Magazine, the human attention span is officially lower than a goldfish’s.

8 seconds, ya’ll: the average human attention span.


I believe it. When I get restless, I am quick as a whip to pull out my phone or fill my time with whatever is right in front of me. With convenient entertainment increasing, there is always something for us to turn to when we are in a funk.

This inability to focus may seem obvious when it to our everyday lives, but how do you think it rubs off onto our spiritual lives?  When we find ourselves in a season of wandering, I am willing to bet these distracted tendencies play a huge part in the ways we wait on God.

In Exodus 32, the Israelites were still wandering through the desert when God called Moses and Joshua…

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About aschmeisser

I'm a writer - my new book, 'Blessed Are The Pure Of Heart' will be published by Tate Publishing on July 10, 2012. It's a book about the redemptive power of love - God's love for us, the love we share through friendship, and the sacrament of romantic love.
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