Can You Rest Without Guilt?

rest is more

I used to feel guilty any time I took a break. I mean anytime. Sometimes I felt like I was wasting time that could have been spent on something more “worthwhile.” Other times I suffered from the “why wasn’t this money taken and given to the poor,” syndrome…though my vacations weren’t necessarily spendy. Getting away for a bit to replenish or spend time with the family was apparently fine for everyone else. Rationally, I knew it was OK for me, too. I just didn’t feel like it was OK.

Some of you know what I’m talking about.

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 122

stream of consciousness

Here’s what’s on my mind this morning: Why does the queso made with only Velveeta and Rotel taste so stinking good? What a terrible couple of weeks for the NFL. Their self-induced malaise reminds me of the beginning of baseball’s fall back in the mid 1990’s. Jim Collins might call it, the hubris born of […]

What Will We Reap?

Reap What You Sow

We reap what we sow. It’s a biblical concept, but one that differs from its dysfunctional cousin, “We get what we deserve.” This morning, let’s ask ourselves what we’re sowing. Are you sowing God’s seed in your own life? Are you investing in the leadership growth of others? Are you working intentionally toward the goals […]