My wife owns and operates a tax preparation business, specializing in ministers’ taxes. She has clients all over the country and a few overseas. While she works all year round, her busy season is from early February to mid-April.
Every year about this time, Karen has to work hard to get her printer to operate properly. She has come to realize that it works better when it is used on a regular basis. After a period of infrequent use, the printer becomes quite finicky. When she starts to use it on a regular basis, it becomes efficient once again.
I suppose there is a danger of becoming like that printer. If we allow ourselves to experience a season of not being used by the Lord, we might have a hard time getting started back again. I guess we all would be more efficient if we would allow the Lord to use us on a regular basis!
“For you yourselves know how you ought to follow our example. We were not idle when we were with you.”—2 Thessalonians 3:7.