Finding God in Busyness

I’ve got a major event coming up in August, and even as early as now, I’m already fighting for some time to still write. So from now up to August, the only time I can find to think about my articles is when I’m in the restroom. Not very inspiring, I know.

I once heard that busyness is one threat to our spirituality. I instantly thought, okay great the lesson here is to never make yourself too busy. After that, I dismissed busyness as evil, to the point where I was already apologizing in advance to God for the months ahead.

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Two Habits We Never Outgrow

I have to admit that writing on busyness made me reflect a lot about how I spent my time. I wanted to change, but at the problem was, I didn’t know just how to. So I sat down with a colleague of mine who was gifted in strategizing and analyzing data. I laid out all the set commitments I had, and all the tasks I wanted to include in the week.

At the end of it, not only did I gain a saner mind when it came to managing my time, the exercise also allowed me to get a picture of the things I could do to improve other parts of my life. Charles Duhigg in “The Power of Habit” describes these as a keystone habit. If you fix that one keystone habit, then this dominoes into fixing the other habits tied to it. The key is to figure out what they are in your life.

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God & Dog: Thoughts on Approaching My Master

I have two dogs, Daisy and Winnie. Daisy is a golden mix between a Shih Tzu, Corgi, and Lhasa Apso. Winnie the poodle (pun intended), on the other hand, is a chocolate toy Poodle.

After my family got used to having two dogs in the house, it became evident that they had such different personalities from one another. What was particularly clear was how differently they reacted to treats.

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Between Death and Life

The most powerful weapon in the universe. Heals, kills, breaks, and fixes…all in less than a second.

What if I told you that the most powerful weapon in the universe is something you already possessed?  The catch is, that you are not its sole possessor. Everyone has it. Does this make it any less special? Not quite.

The weapon I’m talking about is not something most people would expect. It’s something they release throughout the day, and channel onto others. The way its handled can spell the difference between life and death. What is this weapon?

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