God-centric

One of my friends posted something on Facebook that made me pause and ponder. In her post, she said that “As backwards as it might sound, my faith comes from God’s strength, not mine… I’ve seen more so lately than ever before how He’s using me and the impact He can have through me. It’s overwhelming and beautiful.”

What I found fascinating was that she had a perspective of God that eludes many. Rather than us carrying out the will of God, God carries out His will through us. It’s a complete shift into a different mode of thinking, and not nearly as backwards as one might think. It got me thinking about my own perspectives on God, from what it means to live a God-centric way of life. Continue reading “God-centric”

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Reflections on Burnout

Burned out match

Sometimes I envy slackers. They have a pretty good idea how to keep things chill, and not stress out too much. They don’t worry too much about what work needs to be done, only what’s going on right now.

Then on the other side of the spectrum, you have people who try and fill every waking minute with work, with business, with getting stuff done. Sounds productive? Well, it is until you crash.

And that’s what happened to me. Multiple times. So here’s what I’ve learned about it:

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