Finding Significance in Our Everyday

“So here’s what I want you to do, God helping you: Take your everyday, ordinary life—your sleeping, eating, going-to-work, and walking-around life—and place it before God as an offering” (Rom. 12:1–2 MSG).

I spent much of the last six months in a deep emotional pit. Not because my life was so hard or so terrible or out of control, but because it was, well, so normal. I spend my days in my middle-class neighborhood, cooking and cleaning, caring for my family, going to church, and on all-too-rare occasions, having coffee with friends. This life is nothing to complain about, but it didn’t seem like much to celebrate either. I was searching for significance, and the world declared me to have come up short.

Our culture tells us significance is measured by fame, wealth, and power. If you’re not making millions or featured on television, if your blog posts aren’t going viral, if you’re not so much as running your local PTA, how can you possibly be significant?

Read the full article at The Glorious Table.

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