It’s amazing the thoughts you can think if only the right “seed thought” is first planted in your mind. In Run Today’s Race that’s exactly what Oswald Chambers does for us.
Run Today’s Race is a 365-day seed-planting book designed to send your mind exploring the applications of each day’s short statement or question. At most, each day’s reading is expressed in three sentences, but many of them are expressed in just a handful of words.
The original publication in 1918 was called Seed Thoughts Calendar. In the introduction we read:
“Oswald Chambers firmly believed in the concept of ‘seed thoughts’—brief, pithy sayings designed to arrest attention and stimulate thinking. The entry for December 9 perhaps best expresses his conviction on how to affect a person’s mind and behavior: ‘Our Lord was never impatient. He simply planted seed thoughts in the disciples’ minds and surrounded them with the atmosphere of His own life….’”
Each day’s entry in Run Today’s Race will take you only a few seconds to read, but you will have some excellent thought material to keep your mind occupied all day long. Make an investment in your spiritual growth by picking up a copy of this excellent book.
“The proof that we are rightly related to God is that we do our best whether we feel inspired or not.”
This might stimulate questions like:
- Do I do my best only when someone is watching me, or do I do my best because God is always watching me?
- Do my work ethic and pursuit of excellence make God look good to others?
- Do I have to wait until I’m “inspired” to do my best, or can simply doing my best make me feel inspired?