Tag: Prayer

Tuesday’s Temptation:  Turning Away

Tuesday’s Temptation: Turning Away

I have been feeling kind of -meh- for the last few days.  Most of us know that feeling.  Not good enough to do our best work but not bad enough to actually be able to label ourselves as sick.  My nose is beginning to be stuffy but I can still breathe through it.  My ears are also weirdly stuffy but not too bad.  My energy levels are decreasing.  For real.  I slept for 12 hours two days in a row. So I know something is going on with my body.  It is -meh- for a reason.  It must be fighting off a genuine cold virus.  Or something. The temptation I face is to power through this and get all my work done.  We all probably face this temptation.  Our worth is often measured by our productive output.  The temptation is to turn away from our body's knowledge and call to slow down and turn towa
Tuesday’s Temptation:  Not Being Curious

Tuesday’s Temptation: Not Being Curious

I waffled about what today's post is:  Not Being Curious or Forgetting. It is about how we approach history. Do we forget the unpleasant bits? Or are humans not curious enough to ask questions raising up the unpleasant bits? Maybe both. But for today, I'll go with not being curious. I just got back from Grenada. It is beautiful there. I had no idea what to expect. I have only been to the Caribbean once about 30 years ago when I literally won a trip in a drawing to go to the Cayman Islands. I chose Grenada because we were recommended to go to an all-inclusive resort for a change--we normally camp and do lots of work on vacations. The suggestion was to take it easy, I believe. Also, my hubs was tired of doing so much work during our camping vacations. For once, a little pampering was in o