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The difficult balance

I have issues with balancing things.  I can't ride my bike unless I have at least one hand on the handlebars.  A guy rides his bike past my window every morning as I read my Bible and drink my breakfast shake.  He is usually peddling away with his arms crossed--perfect balance!
There is another balancing issue I have.  Here it is:
Listen to these scriptures and note my comments:
Psalms 127:1 A Song of degrees for Solomon. Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain.
My comments:  What I think Jesus wants me to do (ie  build His church)  I can't.  As a matter of fact UNLESS He builds it, I may as well sell Dixie Dee Ice-cream and forget pastoring all together.
Hebrews 4:9-10 There remains therefore a rest for the people of God. For he who has entered His rest has himself also ceased from his works as God did from His.
My comments:  Ministry is rest.  Huh?  That's what this says.  I must enter into …