Discovering Leisure

Discovering Leisure

When we get our heads around this idea of taking leisure, what consternation to discover we don’t know how to take it! Work is so much easier. We show up, fulfill or figure out the job, do it and move on to the next thing! Because leisure is more about “want to” than...
Discovering Leisure

Leisure in Work

I didn’t really understand why the associations with “leisure” offend many in vocational Christian service until recently, today in fact. I’ve understood the struggle of it. That whole Mary/Martha dilemma – do I sit, or do I work? I get why many don’t take leisure…the...
Discovering Leisure

Thoughtful Responders

Wow, there’s a lot of text out there about how leisure and work relate to each other! I can sum it up for you: Taking time off work, having hobbies as well as a life outside of work greatly adds positivity and productivity to your life. In a shorter sentence, “Don’t...
Discovering Leisure

Leisure in Relationship

Way back when, David and I were working through some significant marriage stuff. Newly graduated with counseling degrees, our earnest effort to find the truth and implement it got a little out of hand. To make sure we were fixing the issues (and who was right and who...