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Being and Doing

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Posted by Thomas Winterstein on

Our world never stops. As we walk through our lives, we often amiably subscribe to the philosophy of “we work hard, we play hard.” But what does that really mean? Do we sacrifice our well-being for the sake of our society’s call for activity and action? If we are honest, the...

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Tags: life work balance, living slow, missional, nothern virginia, peace

Everything is Meaningless

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Posted by Jennifer Gross on

A Jim Carrey tweet is working its way through the Internet. “I wish everyone could get rich and famous and have everything they ever dreamed of so they would know that’s not the answer.” A few months ago, a young social media star posted a nearly 20-minute You Tube video...

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Tags: identity, life work balance, living slow, meaning, serving

Candy Crushed

Posted by Jennifer Gross on

Last Christmas, I started playing the game Candy Crush on my phone. I know, I know, all you tech-savvy people are rolling your eyes. Candy Crush is so 2012. But, hey, I’ve never followed—or let’s be honest, even known about—the latest and coolest fads, and at 45 years...

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Tags: life work balance, living slow, missional, nothern virginia, peace

Don’t Be Afraid to Swim Upstream

Posted by John Durkin on

It feels good to go with the flow, even if the flow is speedy, like it is here in Northern Virginia.  Commonsense   advice from Dory, that blue cartoon fish, is “Just keep swimming, just keep swimming, just keep swimming, swimming, swimming. What do we do, we swim, swim...

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Tags: missional, peace, living slow, nothern virginia, life work balance