Tuesday, December 1

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Tuesday’s Temptation: Rushing Ahead

Tuesday’s Temptation: Rushing Ahead

prayer, Prayer Practice, spiritual practice, Spirituality
It is the US way, isn't it? Rushing ahead? Being more productive with less resources in a shorter amount of time? Working longer hours with less vacation? At least that is the story we tell ourselves. The US isn't quite tops in most hours worked and being most productive, but we are definitely up there. Today, I will make this entry short and sweet. The actual most productive country in the world works an average of 10 hours less than the US per worker. Luxembourg tops the charts and has an average of 29 hours per week worked. The contribution per worker is $93.4 per hour worked vs $68.3 for the US. Luxembourg doesn't need to work amount the US is working because they trounce us in productivity. Which just goes to show that sometimes less is more. Slowing down can cause increase. And se...


Poetry, Spirituality
  today today’s journey should begin with a rushandflurryand hecticmovement but i refuse.  the crazed mob of achievement will not hold me today. i will instead, hold the newly born thought of peace on earth, and all the crickets too. what? you say that isn’t new?  well, it should be. ~(c) Terri Stewart, December 2010 Random thought for the day:  Isn't it odd how refuse (say no) and refuse (trash) are the same word?  I feel something fun coming from that.