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Taking Care of Busyness

This past month has been very busy. You may have noticed that my blog posts haven’t been as frequent as they should be.

A week ago my wife and I took two of our kids off to college, and now there are only two left at home. 229 more words

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Stop. Refuel.

Doug Fields writes in his book Refuel:

…a life without margins is a life in or rapidly approaching chaos. A marginless day is crammed with running, driving, chasing, little time to catch your breath, and limited time to think something through or decompress…Why is it, with all these luxuries, technologies and time-saving devices in our lives, that we’re still busy, tired and marginless?

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Kindle Crash

“Come with Me to a quiet place and get some rest.” – Jesus, as quoted in Mark 6:31 (NIV)

One of the things I enjoy doing in the evenings after supper (besides watch the Pirates game) is putting a jigsaw puzzle together on my Kindle. 533 more words

Psalms of My Life (Psalm 117)

Psalm 117

1 Praise the Lord, all you nations;
    extol him, all you peoples.
2 For great is his love toward us,
    and the faithfulness of the Lord endures forever.

Praise the Lord.

The Book Of Psalms

So Wrapped Up In Everything

This week has been busy, good, but oh so busy. Last night I was so exhausted by the time I made it into bed, I could barely function. 182 more words


Feature Friday (8/28/15)

Confession time, I struggle with busyness. I am told often that I am too busy. My wife tells me. My co-workers tell me. My family tells me. 139 more words

Feature Friday

Mental Space (or: Why I Had Such A Hard Summer)

We didn’t go on any field trips this year.

This has been bothering me all summer. For the last several years, this has been the structure of our summers, and it’s something the kids look forward to. 670 more words