‘Worry and busyness and stress is robbing children of their peace of mind,’ says child therapist
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Reading and reflecting upon Christian Wiman’s book, My Bright Abyss, has become my latest meditation practice. These words were perfect for me today:
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“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.
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
“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