The Art of Weekend Rest

A timely article, if you’ve had a week like mine, from the always-lovely Kinfolk: This kind of rejuvenation demands the whole self—pouring oneself in till there’s no room for worried thoughts, fear of missing out on anything else or even that nagging desire to somehow share how well you’re relaxing with others. Finding rest is not just a matter [Read More...]

Die Empty

I really liked Todd Henry’s book The Accidental Creative and have been using it with my senior thesis students this semester. I liked it so much that I interviewed Todd for Fieldnotes a little over a year ago. The book helped me tremendously – I need to revisit it! – with thinking about creative disciplines to [Read More...]

Upward Mobility Has a Downside

Related to yesterday’s post: at The High Calling, David Rupert recently reflected on the downside to upward mobility: The Wall Street Journal article, “Hold On To Your Dream Job,” cites a survey that claims “3 in 4 employees say they have no desire to move up in their organizations.” This goes against the presumption that we are [Read More...]

Liturgy of Life

Over at the Washington Institute’s website, Madison Perry is writing about a topic that is getting a lot of play these days – the liturgies that shape our lives: Rather than painstakingly lay out how work’ is a predatory liturgy that seeks to devour all others, it could be better to consider the flip side. [Read More...]


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