I am painting the game room at my house. I want it done by Thursday. Thursday the carpet is being cleaned, and on Friday a new couch is being delivered. So I have to paint the room now. The kids are coming home to visit the next two weekends, and Jane and I want to have it looking great.
So, I started on Monday. Bought the paint. Got all the supplies. Taped a small part of the room and painted it. I wanted to be sure that Peacock Blue would really be okay in the game room. I liked it. However, there is someone else in my house with full veto power. Whew!!! She liked it, too.
So I stayed up late working on it. Preparing the rest of the room. Taping, removing light switches and electrical cover plates, moving furniture, etc. I went to bed late. Figured I would be tired in the morning, but planned to get up and put in a couple of hours before I headed to the church.
Interestingly when I woke up, I was completely energized and couldn’t wait to start painting. I finished over half the room. I quickly cleaned up and headed to work. I thought I would maybe drag a little at work, but the opposite happened. I was so excited about my little home project, that my enthusiasm carried over to work. Apparently momentum was in play. I was literally on a roll. Several projects at work I had been putting off, I immediately tackled. And here I am writing my devo at 2:30 p.m. in the afternoon instead of 11:00 p.m tonight. (I need to be free to paint.)
Momentum = Mass + Velocity and also (importantly) Direction.
So where are you headed? And do you have the momentum to take you there?
2 Corinthians 8:11
Now finish the work, so that your eager willingness to do it may be matched by your completion of it, according to your means.
13 But one thing I do: Forgetting what is behind and straining toward what is ahead, 14 I press on toward the goal to win the prize for which God has called me heavenward in Christ Jesus.
Find something or someone to help get you started, and then it will be much easier to keep it going.