In Christian culture we are good at telling our kids to stay away from immorality, substance abuse, violence, cheating, and other “terrible” sins. We warn against their destructive outcomes and explain that they are against God’s ways. But there is one danger I don’t think parents or even pastors take seriously enough and that’s busyness. … Continue reading The Slow Club
I've had a rough couple of weeks. I've been struggling off and on with terrible headaches and bad sleep again. Not cool. That's why I haven't written in awhile, sorry! Sickness is my emotional achilles heal. It always makes me discouraged and upset. My family doesn't have a good track record of health. My father … Continue reading Why Does God Allow Suffering?
I need a nap. We live in a very fast paced, busy, "git-er-done" culture. We add lots of things into our weekly activities. We say phrases like, “rest is for the weak” or “I’ll sleep when I’m dead” or “Ain’t nobody got time to rest!” to boost the moral of hyper activity. Somewhere we think … Continue reading Naps Are Good For The Soul