The top 10 reasons you are too busy to pray today:
1. You wake up feeling rested, then realize your alarm should’ve gone off an hour ago.
2. Your spouse is away on a two-day business trip that’s lasted all week.
3. None of the clean clothes you were able to find match.
4. Your teenager shaved…the left half of his head.
5. Your bills are due, and your toddler hid the checkbook.
6. A strange fluid is dripping from your car.
7. You accidentally delete your quarterly report ten minutes before a meeting with your boss.
8. You’re in charge of games for the church youth night tonight.
9. Your dog is throwing up.
10. Your toilet’s overflowing, but at least you found the checkbook.
Ten reasons you really should pray today: (See list above.)
“The Top Ten Reasons You Are Too Busy to Pray Today,” Marriage Partnership (1996)