Exploring Our Matrix
The Blog of Dr. James F. McGrath, Clarence L. Goodwin Chair in New Testament Language and Literature at Butler University, Indianapolis
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From Chuck and Beans. HT Marc Cortez
I should try that…
I’ve had that happen.
The best way to get our house clean is to deliberately sit down to watch a movie or read a book. The state of my surroundings will gnaw at me and I’ll keep getting up to clean this, put that away… and eventually the whole thing’s done. If I actually plan to do the cleaning I’ll just get distracted by a book nearby and find excuses to put the work off.
The trick is to make the desirable outcome the product of a distraction.
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