This Is How Long It’s Taking

Burnout can have many elements to it. There may be no singular cause, but several that combine in just the right, awful way. Every person and case of burnout is different, but I think that one common cause that shows up often is a felt need to control our time. (I just talked about thisContinue reading “This Is How Long It’s Taking”

A Week Outside Reality

My family’s annual trip to Ormond Beach, Florida exists on its own plane. The weeks and months before and after it are filled with responsibilities. We mind calendars and lists and activities, and they dictate where we need to be and for how long, and what we need to do while we’re there. We attendContinue reading “A Week Outside Reality”

A Prayer from the Roadside

based on Luke 10:25-37 Faithful God, who is my neighbor? I hope and pray that the answer takes my personal comfort into account. The ones who look, act, think, believe, and love just like me are easy to befriend. They are already on my pre-approved list of people to whom I’d offer support with littleContinue reading “A Prayer from the Roadside”