We recently reflected on this statement: maybe the answer isn’t to work harder. Turns out we can question an entire culture of overwork and over functioning. But how much work is enough?A few months back, my coach asked me the exact same question. She had watched me wrestle for a couple years now with my … Continue reading How much work is enough?
Why I’m Choosing a Lenten Practice of Laziness This Year
I told my church family yesterday that I’m choosing a practice this Lent of being lazy. They laughed and many piped up that they were too! So then I explained what it means to me this year. If you know me at all, then you know I’m a pretty disciplined, motivated and intentional person. Almost … Continue reading Why I’m Choosing a Lenten Practice of Laziness This Year
The Cycle of Ministry
I'm reminded on this slow and lazy Monday morning about the odd nature of ministry. We're told to seek balance and boundaries. Yet, the cycle of ministry never seems even and balanced. There are times you're called into a season of extra hours, work, errands, meetings and relationship-building. Then a season of calm, reflection, and … Continue reading The Cycle of Ministry