Why Contentment & Growth are Partners, not Enemies

As many of you will know, I recently had a little sabbatical from social media and writing. And there is one thing I noticed over and again both during my break, and even more so since: When you’re disconnected from the world, everything takes on a different meaning....

How we can Find our Calling in the In-Between

From my early 20’s I wanted to become a pastor. Back then I lived in a fantasy world when it came to my desires and ambitions. I imagined how these events would transpire, even down to the finest detail. All this time I had been casually writing, and people had often...

Why some Choices might be Addictions

(Picture – Jarek Pelczynski through Creative Commons)   I recently returned from a five day writing and social media sabbatical. Before I began I’d felt comfortable with the knowledge I didn’t write or engage with social media for any other reason than I...

Why We Already Belong (Five Minute Friday)

Hi everyone, I’m now back from sabbatical. It was an amazing time, and I will share more about it and the lessons I learned here very soon. For now, it’s a return to “Five Minute Friday”(you can find all my Five Minute Friday posts in the...

Why It’s Time to Rest

(Picture – Oliver Kendall via Creative Commons) No human being can sustain what we do most of the time for all of the time. If we keep working, eventually it’s going to catch up to us. And when I say work, I’m not just talking about our jobs –...