Energy Begets Energy

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When we devote ourselves to things that give us energy, we have more energy for things we have no energy for.

Extroverts understand this. If one derives energy from being with people, one must do that to fuel those focused, solo work times. Saying, “I’ll deprive myself of this until I do this,” is a sometimes necessary, emergency move, not a best way to go about life.

Productivity for Pastors – Know Thyself

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I’ve struggled over the years to find new ways to be productive. I’ve always had a sense I could be working smarter, and thus have more time and mental bandwidth left over for things that matter. Perhaps that’s where you are. Or, maybe you feel a bit sluggish these days and could use a kick-start. […]

Friday Stream of Consciousness – 113

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Here’s what’s on my mind this Friday morning: It’s been an incredible week in San Diego County. Fires have rampaged the areas near where nearly all our church members live throughout various parts of the County. CalFire’s base camp is at the park my girls play softball. I’m thankful that, as of yet, no NVC […]