Amazon sells 1,161 different kinds of toilet brushes. Jane Porter discovered this when she spent an evening trying to choose one for the bathroom in her new apartment. Nearly an hour after having read countless contradictory reviews and pondering far too many choices, she wrote this, “I felt grumpy and tired and simply gave up.”
Well of course, she is suffering from decision fatigue. I chuckle at the statement by Jimmy Buffet, “Indecison may or may not be my problem.” After getting a good night’s sleep, Jane went out and happily bought the only toilet brush the local dollar store offered. The one brush turned out to be the right brush.
The church at Laodicea had a serious indecision problem. “I know all the things you do, that you are neither hot nor cold. I wish you were one or the other…” Revelation 3:15
James writes that a person of two minds is unstable, unreliable and uncertain – James 1:8
“We live in a smorgasbord culture in which everything is interesting and nothing really matters. We have lost a vision of the good life, and our hopes for the future are emptied of moral content. Instead of purposefully walking to determinate places we are aimlessly floating with random currents,” Miroslav Volf said.
The decisive Psalmist wrote this, “My soul, wait only upon God and silently commit to Him; for my hope and expectation are from Him. Trust in, lean on, rely on and have confidence in Him at all times….” Psalm 62:5,8 Amplified Bible