I often taken a book to the tree stand with me. I mostly do it during the evening hunts because the deer tend to be slower moving until just before dark. I’ve read many good books using this approach. On occasion, I have been so intent on the subject matter that I have gotten lost in the moment, only to wake up and realize that I need to be scanning the horizon for deer. There have also been times I have been entrenched in my book and, all of a sudden, I realize there are deer right under my stand. It’s those times no matter how good that book may be, it now plays second fiddle to this welcomed interruption.
Let me ask you, how are you at interruptions? Are they annoying and bothersome, or are you expecting them and even sensitive to what may lie in each one? You see, the great things in your life will come as an interruption to your normal activity. God works that way. He wants to catch you off guard in order to test your reaction. You see, the true test of our character is not how we act, but how we react. He also uses these holy interruptions to insert his plans in your life. Again, many times we get so busy we…
For the complete article, see the July 14th edition of The Lexington Progress.