Busyness serves as a kind of existential reassurance, a hedge against emptiness; obviously your life cannot possible be silly or trivial or meaningtless if you are so busy, completely booked, in demand every hour of the day.
NY Times Opinionator – Time Kreider – The Busy Trap
What happens when this recent kindergarten graduate judges a book by its cover?
Sunnychanel – Judging a Book by its Cover: A 6yr old guesses what class novels are all about
We all have times in our lives when we just have too much stuff going on.
The Freedom Experiment – 55 gentle ways to take care of yourself
Maybe his words would have slipped by me if they hadn’t been such blatant reversals of Jesus’ own warnings about the offensiveness of his message or the inevitable hardships of following Him.
Christian Bible Studies – What do teenagers need from youth ministry?
You can approach God honestly. You can scream at him and tell him how unfair your life is and how it doesn’t seem like he’s there.
Shawn Smucker – Why Sammy Screamed and What I Told Him
Finding our purpose – it will require deeper discipline and faith, action in spite of fear, new thinking, better questions and a willingness to travel beyond our comfort zone.
Chance Scoggins – A Ship in the harbor is safe, but…
For husband, who has made my morning coffee every day for the last 5ish years.