I have struggled with time management over the years and have read a lot on the topic.
Here are some useful books, articles and Bible verses I have come across in the never ending quest to manage my time efficiently:
(Please share your favorites in the comment section)
My top two time management resources:
It is EXCELLENT. Crystal covers just about everything you need to know in order to make the most of the time you have. It's so good. I can't believe it's free!
This is a 30 page ebook that cuts to the heart of the matter. I like it because it is a quick read and because it gave me a real wake up call. This book helped me see that one person can only do so much. We have to choose what is important to us and in line with our priorities.
Be very careful, then, how you live—not as unwise but as wise, making the most of every opportunity, because the days are evil.
Here are a few other great time management resources:
Drowning in Home Management @ Preschoolers and Peace
“I'm sorry; I can't do that.” by Elizabeth Foss
The Freedom of Routines @ Small Notebook
Printable Time Management Quadrants @ Productivity Your Way
Time Management For Busy Moms @ Motherhood Your Way
The Way a Mother Can Make Peace With Time @ A Holy Experience
The Secret of Effective Time Management @ A Holy Experience
Me and My House by Kim Brenneman
Simplifying the Schedule @ Passionate Homemaking
Shopping for Time: How to do it all and NOT be overwhelmed – I haven't read this one yet, but just ordered this book after seeing it recommend so highly from lots of people I respect. Can't wait to read it.
How to have your cake and eat it too @ Higher Up and Further In
Time Management Without a Schedule @ Life as Mom
Keeper of the Home 101: Time Management @ The Family Homestead
Planning – Too Little or Too Much? @ Overcoming Busy
Add Some Flexibility to your Schedule @ Overcoming Busy
24 Hours is All You Get – a CD by Susan Bradrick avaiable at Vision Forum. Focused on helping you plan a schedule
There is a time for everything,
and a season for every activity under the heavens:
a time to be born and a time to die,
a time to plant and a time to uproot,
a time to kill and a time to heal,
a time to tear down and a time to build,
a time to weep and a time to laugh,
a time to mourn and a time to dance,
a time to scatter stones and a time to gather them,
a time to embrace and a time to refrain from embracing,
a time to search and a time to give up,
a time to keep and a time to throw away,
a time to tear and a time to mend,
a time to be silent and a time to speak,
a time to love and a time to hate,
a time for war and a time for peace.
– Ecclesiasties 3:1-8