While browsing an enlightening blog, Connecting Dots to God, I learned of a plan from Google to create something quite interesting.
Have you heard about Project Glass?
I find this amazing.
Yet, I’m also troubled.
I am sure most of you are remarkably disciplined and are not tempted by technology.
However, I am.
In fact, I had to kiss my personal Facebook profile goodbye a couple of years ago. I simply wasn’t disciplined enough to forsake the bread of idleness. In addition, I found myself in places unedifying. Wandering others’ pages and poking my nose in their worldly business.
No one serving as a soldier gets entangled in the concerns of civilian life; he seeks to please the recruiter. (2 Timothy 2:4)
And, as I mentioned Monday, I am burdened about wasting valuable moments of life in ventures and activities God never desired I touch with my attention, time or talents. In my last moments of life, if given an opportunity to recount my days, I hope to have lived fully for Christ.
Seems to always go back to the posture of my heart.
I am certainly not anti-technology. I can see the many benefits.
However, with advancements such as Project Glass, I must share my concern.
With Google in our eyes, will we still see God?
Will we notice the opportunities set before us to help others?
Will we miss invitations to witness His majesty?
Will our vision still be focused on His mission?
Will the fight to keep my heart aligned with God’s purpose for me be even greater?
Maybe this pair of glasses would be a better fit for me.
What are your thoughts?
I’d be interested to find out how you manage technology and are disciplined enough to stay focused. As blogging friend Chrystal suggested, we need to keep the “main thing the main thing.”
Will we be distracted by advancements in technology? Or will we be assisted by them?
I’m certainly sensing there’s a connection between our vision and the condition of our hearts.
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