#160: Finding Rest in the Midst of a Busy Life

How Sabbath Living Can Enhance Heart Healing and Refreshment

Rest, Sabbath

How do you experience healing for your heart and get the refreshment you need while having a busy life? Is it possible to experience rest and peace of heart in the midst of a full schedule and a demanding life? Can we experience the healing our hearts need while in difficult times or added pressures […]

Why Are We So Busy?

Getting to the Real Reason We Struggle to Slow Down

When we lack identity security, a rejection mindset will train us to find validation in being “productive.” Inside, lies a wound that we think will be healed by chasing achievement and a non-stop schedule. Stillness is seen as lazy.  We think that the endless activity will grant us fulfillment and give us a sense of identity. Fear keeps us busy. […]

Is Being “Driven” Killing Our Emotional Health?

Confronting the Seduction of Chronic Drivenness

People all over the world take great pride in being “driven.” Although there is great reward for diligence, hard work and persistence, drivenness can take passionate pursuit and condition us to live under an unhealthy pressure that steals the joy of life. For those who lack identity and a sense of worth, chronic drivenness and striving will flood […]