Its easy for me to lose perspective in my daily tasks. There are two sides to this.
On one side, I can get lost in meaningless distractions, prohibiting me from being diligent or productive. I am a slow writer and reader, so this can be extremely crippling for my productivity. Or on the other side, I get lost in my ambition, prohibiting me from being a good father, husband, or friend. I over-estimate the importance of my tasks, make an idol of my accomplishments and self-worth, and forget that God is the one who holds the universe together.
Below are a few things for the ambitious, who tend to make an idol of work, accomplishments, and their self-worth, to keep in mind: > more.