Jesus, I desire to start this day with you. And yet, my mind keeps flitting to so many things:
the projects I want to accomplish,
the people I want to talk to,
the people I wish I didn’t have to talk to.
I wonder. Are these things distractions to spiritual concentration or invitation to see God in the ordinary? I’m not sure.
Jesus, I know that you are that Center who knows no distraction. So I offer up my mental fragmentation to you, O Lord my God.
May my scatteredness become your gatheredness.
As I am contemplating a thousand things, Jesus, may I somehow be contemplating you.
~ Richard J. Foster; Prayers From the Heart