Spiritual ADD

The seeds that fell among the thorns represent those who hear the message, but all too quickly the message is crowded out by the cares and riches and pleasures of this life. And so they never grow into maturity. Luke 8:14

We can squirrel around reacting so quickly and impulsively  to the barrage of information, requests, and people we encounter that there is not time to filter or prioritize. We can develop a sort of spiritual ADD in which Christ cannot be central because we’re too distracted. Spiritual maturity requires maintaining focus on one thing, Jesus, and leaving the nuts where they are.

Lord, keep me from going into squirrel mode when distractions pop up.