Words on Wednesday – On Busyness

Today’s quote is about busyness (not to be confused with business):
from Kevin DeYoung’s book: Crazy Busy: A (Mercifully) Short Book about a (Really) Big Problem.

Convicting? It was for me!

How much energy do I expend in busyness at the wrong things? Too much.

What I’m Reading Now:

oct 8 stack
Additions since last week:

Recently Abandoned:

  • Frog Music by Emma Donaghue. Why: gross. Didn’t like the subject matter or the characters.
  • Goodnight June by Sarah Jio. Why: like a Hallmark movie. Populated with Mary Sues and perfect lives, including implausible “problems” and solutions. Disliked the supposed relationship between a fictional character and a beloved author. (Margaret Wise Brown is one of our favorite authors.)

Current Kindle Reads:

Nothing in particular. A few blogging related things.

Current Read Aloud:

We’re working on a big stack of American Civil War books. We’ve finished that in history but we had such a large stack of extra reading to do that we’re still working on it.

Current Book to Review:

None. There’s a book I want to review but it won’t be available until the end of October and this particular review program only allows one review per month.

What are you reading now?

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  1. Ooh, I really like that quote! We are often busy with many things when one thing is needful ;)

  2. Good to read a clarification of busyness. At certain stages of life you can’t help but be busy & if you weren’t it could mean disaster in one way or another.