Merriam-Webster defines equilibrium as a state of intellectual or emotional balance. It is vital for your emotional equilibrium that you counterbalance anger, fear, and guilt with optimism, hope, and joy. The promise of the whole-person approach means that the health aspects of a person can support the weaker characteristics until the whole person is strong and well.
Intellectual, relational, physical, and spiritual aspects of your life can also assist you in sustaining the life-affirming emotions of optimism, hope, and joy. 
As men, we have a real struggle finding balance. What should a typical day look like for a Christian man? How do I balance everyday life without losing focus on God and what’s important? How do I prioritize effectively? These, and many other questions, are at the forefront of most, if not all, Christian men.  We know we need to strengthen our walk with the Lord, but are sometimes overwhelmed by questions like;
  • In what ways can I get out of my normal routine and create a godly one?
  • What are some applicable tips to help me use my time better, especially for personal growth?
  • I want everything I do to reflect Jesus. I want integration there. I want a clean break between my work and my family. How do I do that?
  • Are hobbies okay?
How can we juggle all the demands on our time, intellect, emotions, money, and relationships?
No man fails on purpose. Quite the opposite. When our feet hit the floor every morning, we’re looking for a win.  But these are turbulent times to be a man. It feels almost impossible to live out a biblical model of manhood.
We all feel it, don’t we? Something about this world just isn’t right. There are so many voices phishing to get inside our heads. It feels like we’re being “hacked.” Spiritually hacked.

The answer is to live by priorities. Priorities can help us manage the pressures that will otherwise manage us.

A common complaint is having too many priorities. Investor Warren Buffet, the “Oracle of Omaha,” said you can only handle five priorities. He was fanatical about knowing what you want, learning the tools you needed to get there, whittling your list of priorities down to five, and then making everything beyond your top five priorities what he called your “avoid at all cost” list.
Of course, there’s no iron law about how many priorities a man can have. And while there’s no “one size fits all” answer, we can reflect and settle on our priorities in five major areas: Loving God, Loving people, Job, Ministry, and Money.
By focusing on our top five priorities, we will know how to intentionally release the power of God on the issues that matter most to us. We’ll be able to walk with confidence in the one identity that matters most: Jesus Christ, our Lord.

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