Busyness and Wasted Years

Busyness and Wasted Years

“Busy” doesn’t mean “productive.” So how can we stop the whirlwind of busyness leaving us feeling like we’ve blown through another year with nothing to show for it? In our haste to get more, see more, be more and do more are we becoming the walking dead? Are we at...
How to Stop Spinning Wheels and Move Forward Beyond COVID-19

How to Stop Spinning Wheels and Move Forward Beyond COVID-19

The shutdown due to COVID-19 shouldn’t mean a shutout. The question is, how do we start back up? Writers, for instance, know that facing a blank page is the most difficult obstacle. Where do you begin? What are the most important choices that will get the creative...
Autumn Wind: Pressing Against the Busy Culture

Autumn Wind: Pressing Against the Busy Culture

“Busy.” It’s our word today. We are all busy, and busy is never peaceful. Summer vacations are ending, kids are back at school, and our Autumn busyness may be blowing in some unwanted storms. In our social media culture of promoting ourselves, we rush to post...