I’ve written about my love of checklists in the past. I feel a sense of satisfaction when I have something I need to do, and then get it done. Plus, let’s face it, when someone asks you, “So what did you do today?” it feels good to rattle off your list.
In early 2009 I began visiting a counselor on a regular basis. I was working a lot…I was usually stressed, and realized I wasn’t excited about the direction things were moving in my life. Working at Vineyard went from being something I loved, to something I was not enjoying all that much. When I first…
At our recent church business meeting I announced to our church that I am taking a sabbatical this year. Since not everyone was at the business meeting, and since we didn’t go into a lot of details there, I figured I’d go into a bit more detail and answer some of the questions I’ve been asked.
On the one hand, I really liked the idea of an over-arching theme as opposed to a list of things to accomplish over the next 12 months. Goals, although I am always setting them, tend to be a bit frustrating to me. Once I reach one, before I really get to enjoy it, I’m already thinking about what’s next.