Tagged with busyness

What Will You Do With This Day?

Not too long ago a Facebook friend posted the message “You only get one today, what are you going to do with it?” Each day brings with it a plethora of options: You can start off by sleeping in or getting up early. You can shower first or eat first. You can cook breakfast or … Continue reading

Getting Out of Complacency and Finding Joy

This is a follow-up to the two previous posts on complacency inspired by this week’s In Other Words quote. The first two posts are Complacency Should Not be a Permanet Address and Complacency – The Danger and the Hope. com-pla-cen-cy – a feeling of quiet pleasure or security, often while unaware of some potential danger, … Continue reading

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast – Part 2

After reading yesterday’s post, did you come up with anything that you were putting off by staying too busy? I know I can think of a couple. Drs. Les and Leslie Parrot consider this a “secondary gain”: being busy gives us freedom to put off things that are pressing but that will take more time … Continue reading

Slow Down, You Move Too Fast

Overworked, underpaid; overscheduled, underappreciated. Over the next few days, we are going to look at the perils of busyness and how to overcome or at least reduce it in our own lives. In the time you would have spent reading a longer post, contemplate these words from Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott found in Christian … Continue reading