God at work

“It is God who is at work in you, enabling you both to will and to work for his good pleasure.” Philippians 2:13

Have you ever looked at your calendar and wondered anxiously, “How can I do all of this?” Needless to say, many people in our community experience this. They feel at times overwhelmed with the demands of the day, not only at work but also in other parts of their lives. I coach soccer every fall to help out at the Whitpain Recreation Association intra-mural program (and to keep an eye on my son Peter). They hold their games on Saturdays, and I appreciate that. But even that little bit of volunteering outside of church can be difficult. There are weddings on Saturdays in the fall. There is the North Wales Day of Service and the Oktoberfest. There may be a funeral, etc. How can I do all this? When I come to the field for game time on Saturday I notice that some of the kids were just brought in from another game in another sport on another field in another community. Others can’t even make it for the same reason. They were double booked. Such is life in the suburbs.

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