Tag Archives: mindfulness

Psychobabble

Psychobabble Over the past couple of weeks I’ve made the argument that we have proven tools at our disposal for preventing stress from becoming chronic and impairing our mental and physical health. Some of these same tools can be used … Continue reading

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A bear on the loose

A bear on the loose Years ago I was solo camping in Sequoia National Park. It was a warm evening, so I was sleeping on the ground, without a tent, when a large black bear bumbled into my campsite in … Continue reading

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A heart at peace

A heart at peace About a year ago I had a miserable illness that the doctors struggled to explain. For two months I was laid up with severe body aches, nausea, and vertigo. But every test – and I mean … Continue reading

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Book review: Crazy Busy, by Kevin DeYoung

Book review: Crazy Busy, by Kevin DeYoung “Hey Dave, how are you doing?” “I’m doing well. Really busy, though. How about you?” When someone greets you at church or work or the kids’ school and asks how you’re doing, does … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Crazy busy

Crazy busy Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Exodus 20:8 One final thought before we leave the twin topics of being still and keeping the Sabbath. I was in a youth ministry meeting recently at church and my … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Shut up!

Shut up! Be still and know that I am God. Psalm 46:10 I have often been accused of being overly talkative. I yammered continuously as a kid, driving my parents nuts. I won a scholarship to attend private high school … Continue reading

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All who are weary: Be present in the moment

Be present in the moment He says, “Be still and know that I am God.” Psalm 46:10 The busier our lives get, the more important it is for us to intentionally set aside time to sit quietly. Experts say we … Continue reading

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