The following is an excerpt from the book Living The Cross Centered Life by C.J. Mahaney. I encourage you to spend a minute or two thinking about your answers to these questions.
Each of our lives is centered on something.
What’s at the center of yours?
Think about it for a moment. What’s really the main thing in your life? Only one thing can truly be first in priority; so what’s at the top of your list, second to none?
Or let me put it this way: What are you most passionate about? What do you love to talk about? What do you think about most when your mind is free?
Or try this: What is it that defines you? Is it your career? A relationship? Maybe it’s your family…It could be some cause or movement, or some political affiliation.
It could be any number of good things – but when it comes to centering our life, what really qualifies as the one thing God says should be the most important?
Here’s how (the apostle) Paul answers that question for us: “That Christ died for our sins.”