Changing Pace: Learning the Art of Slowing Down

Many of us have now realized how busy we were before quarantine. My initial reaction to the stay-at-home order was withdrawal and a desire to return to lightspeed. Then, upon week three of reflection and analysis of the good ole days of February, I realized that there are a few things that can be cut from my routines of life. This reflection is healthy pruning and should be part of an intentional life. Afterall, I am living a life on mission (Matthew 28:16) and I value both intentionality and mindfulness. In fact, I spent much of my time in 2019 researching