You’ve had the same conversation a thousand times. You meet up with someone who asks how you’ve been and you answer by telling them … ‘busy’.
Awe is something that adults rarely experience. I am increasingly convinced that rediscovering child-like wonder is essential for our spiritual health.
Busyness is a bully at the best of times, wanting the playground to itself, but this bully becomes a tyrant when it teams up with comparison.
If we think God wants us to be constantly striving without rest, we’ve given in to a ‘religion’ that requires our efforts to appease God.