The Beach is not the place to work; to read, write or think. I should have remembered that from other years. Too warm, too damp, too soft for any real mental discipline or sharp flights of spirit. One never learns. Hopefully, one carries down the faded straw bag, lumpy with books, clean paper, long over-due unanswered letters, freshly sharpened pencils, lists, and good … [Read more...]
Busyness: Refusal to Rest in the Lord?
Heidi of God is Doing a New Thing wrote about busyness and her “refusal to rest in the Lord”:“I don’t know how you do all you do!”Compliments like these cause me to evaluate if I unwittingly parade “all I do” around specifically so I can get accolades from others. I hope not!The truth is, I don’t do *any* of the many things I do well. (Even now, a part of me wants to … [Read more...]
40 Days of Rest?
Is it possible for the 40 days of Lent to become an extended rest?And what does that have to do with an obscure place in Australia called "Nelligen"?Read about it at Not So Fast today.Photo © 2010 by Zoe Sandvig of A Sideways Glance. Used with permission.It’s easy to subscribe to annkroeker.com updates via email or RSS feed.Visit NotSoFastBook.com to learn more about Ann’s … [Read more...]