I have a confession. I have never read the Bible all the way through. I have read here and there and if I piece all those here and there chunks together it probably encompasses the entire Bible. Well, maybe except Revelation. So I undertook the challenge to read the Bible in 90 days. At first I thought I’d get a one year Bible but one year seemed like too long. A year gives me too many opportunities to say “oh it’s just 2 chapters today, I can skip that and catch up tomorow.” I thought the urgency of 90 days would be enough to motivate me to keep up with the reading without the opportunity to slack seeing that each section is like 12-15 chapters. Yikes!
Let me just tell you, this is not for the faint of heart. Folks who have kids to take care of or people who are tired or people who do anything during the day like work, clean the house, brush their teeth should not enter this challenge lightly. I fall into all those categories.
I’m the kind of person who will commit to a triatholon even though I don’t have a bike, I can’t swim and the last time I ran was from an angry dog in the third grade. I was in third grade not the dog. I am that type of person. Gung-ho, motivated at the outset with really serious intentions. Most of the time I follow through at all costs but it’s a whole lot easier to push your way through a Zumba class so as not to fall on your face and embarrass yourself in front of your friends but it’s a whole other thing to force yourself to stay awake when reading much less absorb anything you’ve read.
I’m trying. I’m seriously trying and I’ve made it to 2 Samuel, almost to Kings and this is after about 2 months of reading at any given opportunity. However, after starting the 90-day plan…I’m about three months behind.
Oh well. Tomorrow is another day.
Amen and peace out.