Lord, help me follow established procedures today.

In a Myers-Briggs personality type survey, that statement was followed by, “On second thought, make that for a few minutes.” When we respond that way, we are suggesting either that we don’t like the “established procedures,” or we just want to suspend them until we can get through the current activity. We may feel we have a better way, but following the rules is a good practice.

And athletes cannot win the prize unless they follow the rules (2 Timothy 2:5).