Tyranny of the Urgent by Charles E. Hummel. Have you ever wished for a thirty- hour day? Surely this extra time would relieve the tremendous pressure. In the s, Charles Hummel published a little booklet called Tyranny of the Urgent, and it quickly became a business classic. In it, Hummel argues that there is. Tyranny of the Urgent. IVP Booklets. Revised. by Charles E. Hummel by Charles E. Hummel offers ideas and illustrations for effective time.

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Stephanie on January 12, at 8: I felt like my whole summer as a stay-at-home mom was ruled by the urgent. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Warrior’s Fate rated it it was amazing Oct 09, Chqrles Choose a language for shopping. Jennifer on January 11, at 6: So we find ourselves working more and enjoying it less.

Tyranny of the Urgent by Charles E. Hummel

And on the last night He could say, “I have finished the work which Thou gavest Me to do. Our family mission statement is a guide I rely on a lot when making priorities. Thanks for this article! Very good read with excellent guidance. Lazarus’ death illustrates this principle. What a wonderful article. The opposite of such independence is prayer in which we acknowledge our need of God’s instruction and supply. Yet we know from experience that only by this means can we escape the tyranny of the urgent.


Ideally, I like him to come home to both, but you know …. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Wow, Tsh, this is very timely for me. We had thought this was out of print and were delighted that CBN had them available. Now thoroughly revised and expanded, this classic booklet by Charles E. Still, the fundamental point is worth this read of less than 30 minutes. Anyway, thank you for the good reminder!

Feel the need to reread this short book every day this month. A concise reminder of how we so often allow our latest whim, or the most frequently repeated and loudest demand from the many “squeaky wheels” in our lives to distract us from those things that have real value and importance. If you can withstand the urgency of the initial moment, you will be in og better position to weigh the cost and discern whether the task hummdl God’s will for you.

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I missed it the first time. This is a daily battle for me. We had a great evening together.

Now thoroughly revised and expanded, this classic booklet by Charles E. I was trying to post charlds link from our facebook to your article on tyranney of the urgent.

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Children grow in number and age to require more of our time. Are there obvious urgencies? These come from our inner compulsions coupled with the pressure of circumstances.


Dec 13, Ken Horne rated it liked it. I ttranny think, though, as parents of little bitty ones, it is important that my husband and I realize that some of their urgents are important to them, even if they may not seem so high on our list, and need to be given the consideration we would want someone to give our importants.

And lets not forget the things that are not important or urgent but still manage to steal our time from us.

Tyranny of the Urgent

But such dependence does not destroy human personality. It was simple but informative. How could Jesus use the word “finished”?

Nor will the passage of time help us catch up. We find a clue following Mark’s account of Jesus’ busy day. Haha, holding the baby as I read this and I think his diaper is about to explode soon. I was just lamenting about how my priorities keep getting messed up. Thanks for posting such a great article.

Megan on February 16, at 7: Is there any escape from this pattern of living? I wanted one for so long and finally got my own. Jesus did not ruin His gifts by haste.