My, how time flies! We are 203 days into 2012. According to the nifty calculator I found at convertunits.com, the time passed can also be measured like this:
6 months and 21 days
Quarter 2 + 21 days into my 2012 Bible Reading Challenge
OK, I’ll admit it: That last stat wasn’t given by convertunits.com. (I calculated that all by myself!)
The Daily Drink = 12 minutes in the Word each day
In Quarter 1, I read Acts, Amos, 1 Chronicles, 2 Chronicles, Colossians, 1 Corinthians, 2 Corinthians, Daniel, and part of Deuteronomy. My reading hit a major lull in Quarter 2; I finished Deuteronomy and read Ecclesiastes, Ephesians, Esther, Exodus, and part of Ezekiel. At this rate, I’ll get through the Word in two years, not one. Which is fine—but it shows my lack of dedication in the 12-minutes-a-day adventure. I’m glad I am still at it though; I have enjoyed the map of reading the books in alpha order.
The Sabbath Soak = dig into a passage of interest each Sunday
No soaking as I had intended. Instead, Sundays have provided a more extended time of reading (more than 12 minutes). It’s not a total fail, just different than I had intended.
So that’s my 2012 Quarter 2 report! I now have 162 days in my 2012 Bible Reading Challenge. That’s 5 months and 9 days. Or 3,888 hours. Or 233,280 minutes. Or 13,996,800 seconds. Plenty of time to seek God and grow deeper in knowing Him through the Word.
Did you embark on a 2012 Bible reading plan? I’d love to hear of your progress! Let’s encourage each other to press on.
“Words of Life.” Boulder, Colorado. Personal photograph by Erin Straza. July 2012.