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I worship efficiency.

Am obsessive about the shortest-quickest route, the shortest-quickest lane, getting things done in the shortest-quickest way.  Why?  Good stewardship is one reason.  But there’s also a dark side, sinful side, idolatrous side, to my motivation for efficiency.  I feel worthy when I’m efficient, and if you get in the way of my efficiency, you’ll not find a humble, gentle, patient man, at least not on the inside, though frequently on the outside, because I want others to believe, and I want to believe myself, that I’m a good Christian.  Whyzat?  Because I wanna feel good about myself, my performance/reputation.  Whyzat?  Because the imputed worthiness of Jesus means nothing to me when I’m worshiping efficiency, obsessing over efficiency, over my performance/reputation.  Circumstance-dependent for my joy and peace.  Jesus makes no practical difference in my life.  ShepherdDave.

–DumbSheepDave, baby steppin in a more-peaceful direction, sometimes, when the Spirit freshly convicts him of the sin of independence/pride, wondering if the pre-believers around him are noticing in 2014

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