Friday, June 22, 2012
Stillness? It’s a Little Scary
Don’t just do something; stand there.
Better yet, kneel there. Be there.
It’s easy to switch the verbs in the old, accusatory challenge to do something — anything — rather than stand around. Lots of preachers, speakers and writers invert the familiar phrase to encourage us to slow down and be still. But it’s hard for us action-oriented Americans to stop and just be. Inaction, even for a moment, seems lazy, unproductive, even weird. We should be multitasking.
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Posted by Robin G. Jordan at 11:11 AM