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Work/Life Balance Part 3 – Rest 

Biblically, our lives aren’t divided between work and life, but between work and rest. If we want to find balance, then we must learn to work well and rest well. Now, I’m going to say something that is clearly true, but doesn’t feel like it should be true.  Rest is hard. It doesn’t feel like it

A Different Perspective on Work/Life Balance (Part 2) 

In Part 1, I explained why the Bible leads us to think of our lives as a balance, not between work and life, but between work and rest. If we really want to experience this balance, then we need to learn what it means to work well and rest well.  So what does it mean

Work/Life Balance (Part 1)

Work/Life Balance and the Bible (Part 1)  Work/life balance. The very term suggests that our lives are compartmentalized into these two categories––work and life. And realistically, that’s probably how most of us think of our lives. We have our paid work, and then we have our “life”––everything else we do with our time. Family, friends,

Do You Deserve Passion? 

Do You Deserve Passion?  “I just don’t feel passionate about my job.”  This is one of the common complaints I hear when people talk to me about their work.  My first thought is, Yeah I don’t always feel passionate about my job either.  Then again, I don’t think of feeling passion as the most important

What If I Don’t Feel Called to My Job? 

When people talk to me about their jobs, they usually have two point of frustration they want to ask me about:  They don’t feel called to their current job. They don’t feel passionate about their current job.  I’ll go after the issue of passion in the next blog. Here I want to dig deeper into

Where Are the Workers? 

  In May, the Wall Street Journal published an article about a growing trend many companies are seeing in the wake of “The Great Resignation” that began in early 2021––workers are getting hired and then “ghosting” their new jobs by simply not showing up for work.  This is just one sign that we are still