Work and Rest // Tension and Synergy

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Anyone serving in a church, paid or unpaid, can identify with the strain Glenn Packiam shares in his recent post about the tension between busy church life and the contemplative life at rest in Jesus. In it he quotes Gregory (Bishop of Rome, b. 540), who wrote: “On every side I am tossed by the […]

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And here I thought I was just lazy

So it turns out that perhaps the reason I can no longer concentrate or think deeply is not because I’m preoccupied and undisciplined, but because I’ve googled my brain into oblivion (or maybe it’s a little of both). I recently heard an interesting interview on NPR with Nicholas Carr, author of The Shallows: What the […]

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