4 Essential Lessons about WORK from the movie Inside Llewyn Davis

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Inside Llewyn Davis, the tragic story of a talented songwriter at the end of his rope, can provide some important lessons about how we should approach our work. For anyone who strained for anything redemptive to come out of Llewyn’s comically and uncomfortably tragic tale, well, here is my brief offering in the form of four lessons we […]

Saving Yourself From a “Burned-out” Christmas (Busted Halo.com)

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I think many of us feel like an old string of burned-out Christmas lights this time of year. What should be a time of joy can be dimmed by stress and busyness. It is often a time when the darkness of our grief and loneliness can seem insurmountable: We feel artificial, worn out, “lightless.”

“Is it well?” Why we should stop trying to explain tragedy.

Frederick Buechner wrote, “Here is the world. Beautiful and terrible things will happen. Don’t be afraid.” And at times it seems that the “terrible” looms a bit larger than the beautiful. The news of late has been as perilous and unpredictable as the rise and crash of ocean waves in a hurricane. Each report seems […]