Busyness and rest

Busyness is seen as a good thing--rest, not so much.  Some people forfeit their vacation-time for work.  Fast-paced societies see it as a sign of working hard, productivity and diligence.  We keep ourselves busy with work, business, work in the community.  Keeping up with sports, music and other recreational activities.  It can leave one feeling drained when …

Recreation and rest

Recently I've had more time for some recreation.  I love mountain biking, and biking up to a quiet place to be alone and enjoy God's nature.  This is recreation--something that God made for us.  Some Christians might guilty about having too much fun but when we look at "recreation" from a biblical point-of-view, it simply …