An Unhurried Life

An Unhurried Life

Following Jesus' Rhythms of Work and Rest

Book - 2013
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Spiritual director and "recovering speed addict" Alan Fadling leads readers in a disarming meditation on the unhurried life. Following Jesus? earthly life, Fadling reminds us that resisting temptation, caring for others, praying and making disciples are all fruits of a measured pace.
The 2014 Christianity Today Book Award of Merit Winner (Spirituality)"I am a recovering speed addict."Beginning with this confession, pastor and spiritual director Alan Fadling goes on to describe his journey out of the fast lane and into the rhythms of Jesus.Following the framework of Jesus' earthly life, Fadling shows how the work of "unhurrying" ourselves is central to our spiritual development in such pivotal areas as resisting temptation, caring for others, praying and making disciples.Here is a book that affirms that we are called to work and to do work. Productivity is not a sin—it is the attitudes behind our work that can be our undoing. So how do we find balance between our sense of calling and the call to rest? An Unhurried Life offers a way.

Publisher: Downers Grove, IL : InterVarsity Press, 2013
ISBN: 9780830835737
0830835733
Branch Call Number: 248.4 FADLI
Characteristics: 198 pages

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