<<leisure pursuits>>

In your spare time, rather than aimless talk or excessive TV watching develop skills, explore your interests and abilities by having hobbies that keep        your mind active, give an outlet for creativity, increase personal self-esteem and pleasure.

While minding the sheep David had numerous hours on his hands; not only did he meditate on God, he also practiced with his slingshot and played the harp. The

What are my pastime activities?

meditation on God’s Word was paramount to his continuing, firm faith while the other two practical pastimes benefited others (1 Sam 16:17,18,23,       17:48-50).

We are stewards of the time and talents entrusted to us, and answerable for the use we make of them.

See also: creativity, idleness, relaxation, stewardship.


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