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Giving Up for Lent: Overcommitment

In the forty days of Lent the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd has suggested forty things to give up for Lent. For number ten the author suggests giving up Overcommitment. 300 more words

A crucible crack'd

For the past months the pictures spiralling around my head have had me metamorphosed (is that the correct word?) into a raging crucible. I have just about been withstanding the heat that has been thrown and followed up with vigorous fanning…but I am starting to crack. 266 more words

Waging War Against Noise

When a very dear friend of mine came back to the States in the summer from her two-year journey with the Peace Core one of the things she found interesting was the use of multiple devices at once. 860 more words

Multi-Tasking and Exploding Potatoes

Pretty much everyone who knows me knows that I am a big time multi-tasker. I listen to podcasts and webinars while cooking and cleaning, work out and absorb as much vitamin D as possible while planting my garden, and research all kinds of things while nursing my baby- all while keeping laundry going in the background and teaching, training, and responding to the needs of my little ones. 203 more words


You Don't Have to Be Busy to Make a Difference

Recently, I read an article about the top 5 regrets of the dying, as documented by a nurse in palliative care over the course of her career. 763 more words

Feeling Busy


I have been told that multi-tasking is “a way of doing multiple things badly.” While I may understand the sentiment, that putting minimal focus to certain tasks all at once rather than your whole focus into one task, I still find value in multi-tasking. 339 more words

Priorities 2/26

I hold a conference call teaching group on Sunday evenings and Monday mornings with an exceptional group of people.  We are currently working our way through John Maxwell’s book The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership and our discussion this week was about the Law of Priorities. 391 more words