When I took a sabbatical from my congregation last fall, I planned to be away from home for half of the ten week time period.
Why do we need to keep the kids busy all summer? Aren’t they busy enough all during the school year? Don’t they deserve a little time to rest and relax, too?
I think it all happened because the eighteen-year-old boy behind the counter called me ma’am.
We spend a LOT of time on output. We say a lot, post a lot, create a lot, do a lot, lecture our kids a lot (just me?), email a lot, text a lot, help a lot… but what is our input like?
I am, in the fullest sense of it, Extremely Online.
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I have taken a break from the myth of my own indispensability.
Asking God for help in prayer is the closest thing we get to being exactly like Jesus’ disciples.
I want the big, beautiful challenge that comes with the discipline of setting aside a full 24-hours for rest.