Giving ourselves the gift of self-care

This past weekend, my husband and I stepped away from the rat race of our lives for a 48-hour respite with dear friends from Chicago. We had originally planned to meet in a neutral location far from both our homes, but in the end, we hid out at our house here in Dillsburg. It was […]

When life flows on in endless work

The time of year likely has something to do with the weariness I’m hearing from the folks within my client circles, but that’s not the whole of it. The simple fact of the matter is that staff in nonprofit settings — the CEO, to the person answering the phone, to everyone in between – are […]

Rushing toward rest and relaxation

I’m not much good at resting. Never have been and probably never will be. I’m more a Martha than a Mary, regardless how many times I hear Jesus praise my contemplative sister(s) for choosing the better part. Stillness is not my strong point — even when vacationing, as I am doing this week. If the […]