Jonah 3:1-5,10; Psalms 25:4-9; I Corinthians 7:29-31; Mark 1:14-20
Have you ever wondered how much time in your day is needlessly wasted? A former Microsoft employee shared this eye opening observation:
If you are one of the tens-of-millions who owned a computer and installed Microsoft Windows back in the 90’s or early 2000’s, you probably remember the interminable wait just after the Windows program was installed and the computer started up for the first time. The reason for the delay was each of the little programs included with Windows — like the calculator, the calendar, the notepad, and so on — had to go through certain initial settings. Although the routines were individually trivial, collectively they added up to a long time — as much as 30-40 minutes the first time the computer was started.
The Microsoft employee explained that it would have been a simple matter to include the settings with the Windows program, but this was not done because the programmers didn’t like waiting thirty or forty minutes every time they tested…