A few months back, my wife bought a FitBit-type apparatus
It tracks how many steps she takes per day;
sets a weekly step goal;
and beeps whenever she has been sitting too long.
Her persistence to the program has yielded amazing results
She is fitter than ever, has a huge boost in energy,
and relishes the competition of meeting and exceeding her step goal
In everything worth pursuing in life,
I think we need a FitBit,
keeping us on track,
giving us steady encouragement to succeed,
and giving tangible goals that we can celebrate.
It’s so easy to base our success of fictions,
fictions too low that we never really achieve our true potential
or fictions too high that we simply give up out of pure dismay.
While we pursue these fictions,
the FitBit is waiting, extending its silent invitation
to rise to its challenge and reap its rewards.
LORD, be my FitBit. Keep me accountable to my calling.
Challenge me. Encourage me. Let me know how I can grow