Don’t just DO something, SIT There

I've been a runner for nearly 30 years.  And for as long as I can remember, I've measured my success by numbers, going far and fast.  As an enthusiast, my natural bias is to do ALL the things quickly.  That's why Lisa, Lara, and I's weekends generally get packed full of goodness.  Recently, though, Spirit … Continue reading Don’t just DO something, SIT There

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The Rhythms of Love: The Importance of Dancing Between the “City” and the “Desert” like Jesus Did

In our fast-paced, breakneck, go-go-go society, I think it’s easy to forget the importance of rhythms in life.  When going through my second divorce, I remember seeing people madly in love and thinking: “Bah! That sucks!”  The thing was, my love tanks were empty.  Then, after being refilled by both examining and rebuilding myself in … Continue reading The Rhythms of Love: The Importance of Dancing Between the “City” and the “Desert” like Jesus Did

Rest is Divine, Busyness is NOT

I was listening to a podcast the other day, wherein A.J. Swoboda was talking about his new book, “Subversive Sabbath”. Isn’t that a great title? While I’ve long been a proponent of intentionally cultivating a rhythm of life, which regularly includes rest, play, worship, and celebration, something A.J. observed seemed SUPER profound to me: In … Continue reading Rest is Divine, Busyness is NOT