Choosing the One Thing Needful

 "But the Lord answered her, "Martha, Martha, you are worried and distracted by many things;  there is need of only one thing. Mary has chosen the better part, which will not be taken away from her." Luke 10:41-42

I've been reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown. As I've been reading, I realized that he is describing the exact attitudes that lead to burnout in ministry. He says that the non-essentialist believes that:

How To Beat a Bad Habit

Do you have a bad habit that you want to change?  I’ve got a few.  One of them is that I’ve gotten out of the habit of regularly exercising.  As I’ve settle into my work as a therapist / Missionary Care Coordinator (and work predominantly from home), exercise hasn’t fit naturally into my daily rhythm.  Here is my plan to change this bad habit.  It might work for you, too: