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Busy Schedules are Putting Children's Health at Risk

‘Worry and busyness and stress is robbing children of their peace of mind,’ says child therapist

According to child and family therapist Michele Kambolis, children are vulnerable to anxiety and stress preventing them from getting a good night’s sleep.

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Troubling the Tyranny of the Ordinary

Reading and reflecting upon Christian Wiman’s book, My Bright Abyss, has become my latest meditation practice. These words were perfect for me today:

“Heading home from work, irritated by my busyness and the sense of wasted days, shouldering through the strangers who merge and flow together on Michigan Avenue, merge and flow in the mirrored facades, I flash past the rapt eyes and undecayed face of my grandmother, lit and lost at once.

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The Purpose of Prayer: Randi Peck

By Randi Peck

Sometimes it just hits me, in the middle of my exasperated efforts to get things done, that it will be all be undone.   548 more words

Randi Peck


To be honest…well I’m just too busy for God and God’s will sometimes in my life. I get caught up in being the task master and forget about what’s important in life. 464 more words

Grace in Activity

So be very careful how you live. Do not live like those who are not wise, but live wisely. Use every chance you have for doing good, because these are evil times. 411 more words


Lessons in Resting

Here are some things that I’ve learned in the last few years.

1 I enjoy being busy, though complain about it all the time.

So often I answer the question ‘How are you?’ with ‘Good thanks, though I’m really busy.’ Busy with work, busy with friends, busy with life. 673 more words

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Finding Balance in The Busy

“We are so busy with a million pursuits that we don’t even notice the most important things slipping away.” ~ Kevin DeYoung

This past week I had the opportunity to share with a group of student pastors on “Balancing Ministry and Life.” In talking through finding balance in our busy lives, all of the student pastors there (including myself) were convicted on how busyness was swallowing our lives. 749 more words