“Believe in yourself and be prepared to work hard.” – Stella McCartney “What you do is less important than the difference you make.” – Tiffany Dufu There is a massive trend happening in the workplace right now, where more and more employees are deciding to work from a home […]Read more "The Art of Working from Home (and Making This Work for You)"
The Angelus – Jean-Francois Millet, 1859 A picture is worth a thousand words, and just like musical expressions of praise, paintings can often inspire us to worship. One such painting is The Angelus, a beautiful depiction of the inseparable relationship between worship and our daily tasks. Max Lucado wrote the following about this […]Read more "“The Angelus”, Work, and Worship"
I read in an educational article this week that statistics are booming for school students who are reporting feelings of severe anxiety. They are complaining to their teachers of headaches, stomach aches, dizziness, or simply stare at a blank page or act out. The root cause of this is fearfulness and anxiety, which makes […]Read more "Pray First!"
Celebrating Work Happy Labor Day, everyone! This is a day set apart to reflect on the work of our hands, to rest from our daily toil and labor, and to celebrate the way God has blessed our work. Of course, work is typically something we dread, not something we celebrate! But if we look to […]Read more "A Theology of Work"
“Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might.” Ecclesiastes 9:10Read more "Wordless Wednesday – Daddy’s Big Helper"
I commute to work, an hour each way. This amounts to lots of time spent in the car, either in the early morning (when I’m exhausted) or at the end of a long day (when I’m exhausted). To keep myself from dozing off at the wheel, I’ve found that audiobooks work wonders for me. […]Read more "6 Audiobooks to Spice Up Your Commute"
It is no accident that Sunday mornings, which are to be set aside for quiet reverence and intimate worship with God, always end up feeling frantic and exhausting. Yesterday was no different. Here’s a little peek at my morning yesterday: 5:00 a.m. – Jump out of bed and rush to get dressed and ready […]Read more "Experiencing Worship in Daily Trials"
Stopping to rest is not something I’m particularly good at. I tend to live in “hyper-drive” most of the time, shifting from one task to the other without pausing to reflect – or breathe. Take today, for example. I had extra vacation time at work, and decided to take a few days off while my […]Read more "From Restless to Restful – The Difficult Art of Rest"