I think I first got the idea one Sunday evening in the church fellowship hall while listening to a speaker tell of how God was using him.

I think I first got the idea one Sunday evening in the church fellowship hall while listening to a speaker tell of how God was using him. As he was speaking I noticed that the fellowship hall had a tile floor and each tile was about one foot square. Looking at the tiles I imagined that one of those squares represented my life.

It was like the chalkboards at school when they were freshly cleaned and I was asking God if He could or would use me (Isaiah 55:6, Matthew 7:7&8). I wanted to surrender and commit my life and time to Him (Psalms10: 17&37:4&5). I wanted Him to fill or put things (ways of serving Him) in that little square. I had no idea what would be involved but after that prayer I am very careful not to say no when I am asked to do something at church or elsewhere for the Lord.

I think God is more interested in the attitude of our heart than what we are able to do. I also think we have to be very careful in our culture today where we can have so many nice things that if we are not careful they will occupy all of our time and there won‘t be any time left for God. What’s in your little area or square? I am driving a bus to children’s camp this week, (2 Corinthians 9:6&7). See you in church next Sunday.