We can say that Christianity recognizes time as the most valuable resource given to humans by the God, so people can use it to learn the God’s Word and acquire wisdom. The Christian approach to meaning of time is fully revealed by the following quotation:
“Teach us to number our days aright, that we may gain a heart of wisdom” (Psalm 90:12).
Time management for Christians doesn’t have some specific constraints, but we can assume that its main purpose is accumulating the mental and moral wealth prior to any other aims.
Time management for Catholics, Eastern Orthodox Christians, Lutherans or representatives of any other Christian denominations is almost the same: we should select a good purpose for spending our time and applying our efforts wisely, including time for prayers, visiting Church, studying the Holy Bible and performing other deeds of Faith. Some pastors or churches produce their own books and instructions to guide people through time management for Christian women, men, pastors, etc.
Time management for Muslims has its certain traits. Daily agenda of all faithful Muslim people includes 5 necessary prayers which can be perceived as milestones of a day. Time management in Islam is also focused on the importance of wise utilization of time given to people by the God, this precious time of life should be carefully utilized for doing good deeds of Faith: helping spouses in their work, doing charity, helping orphans and widows, and also pursuing other good aims, planning time not to be idle or senseless.
VIP Task Manager is a program helping people of all religions and cultures to be successful with time and task management in business, while VIP Organizer can be used by pious individuals to plan and control their daytime. For example, these programs can be used in time management for pastors who are people busy with important tasks of their ministry.
To manage time and tasks – do the following:
- start your time planning software;
- plan tasks and target dates;
- plan priorities among the tasks;
- form up daily or weekly task lists;
- check-off completed tasks;