Here we are in the new year. And, don’t worry, no one is going to encourage you to make resolutions. They rarely last more than a couple of weeks anyway.
All I want to do today is remind you why it’s good to engage unhurried living. And I’m not talking about our organization. I’m talking about your very own life.
Let’s begin with some common myths about living an unhurried life.
These ideas could not be farther from the truth.
An unhurried life is actually:
So let me encourage you. Don’t give up. Let’s double down on healthy rhythms of life this year. Let’s put times of reflection, replenishment and play on our calendars and guard them like a doctor’s appointment.
Unhurried time is always counterintuitive and nothing in our culture will push you to engage it. But I encourage you to make space and time for God, for your loved ones, for rest, and for the fruitful work to which you are called.
Here are some practical steps you can take to calendar the important stuff.
*If you have young children at home, give each other the gift of swapping solitude days or even overnight retreats.
Give it a go and let us know when you calendar all this goodness. We’d love to hear from you.
Blessings to you in the new year!