As we’re now well into 2014 — and even I have put away my nativity scene — I’ve been thinking about time: how do we use it? how do we experience and think about it? Here are 5 great links:
7 ways that everyone should invest their time
Everyone? I wondered. After reading this post, I almost agree as long as (1) health includes mental, emotional, physical and spiritual health, and (2) I’d broaden “career” to purposeful activity which would include students, retired people, and others. Do you agree with this post? Are you investing your time in these ways?
Note to Pastors: Postmodernism is Dead (so please stop talking about it)
I was intrigued by this article since I hear a lot of pastors and other church leaders talking about postmodernism. Are they behind the times? Is the church lagging behind? (as usual, some would say!)
Ten Things You Can Do When You Don’t Feel Motivated to Get Stuff Done
Or how to make the best use of your time when you don’t feel like it. I especially like #6 on structured procrastination.
Time Orientation – A Steward Leader Reflection
Are you and the members of your team oriented to the past, present, or future? For a more complete perspective, it’s helpful to have all three.
Why Time Slows Down When We’re Afraid, Speeds Up as We Age, and Gets Warped on Vacation
A longer read — but fascinating! — that touches on just some of what Claudia Hammond discusses in Time Warped: Unlocking the Mysteries of Time Perception. This book is now on my to-read list.