Synchronicity at work: trusting the power of prayer

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Your Word is a lamp to guide our path and a light for our feet. ~ Psalm 119:105

In my post, “Divine interruptions,” I write about a power outage—an incident that occurred last summer when my husband and I embarked on a new venture, and which involved making an offer on a parcel of wooded…[read more]

Dialing down the distractions

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Dialing down the distractions
It’s not every day we can disconnect to reconnect, but there are ways we may tune out the interruptions we have control over. For instance, if Facebook is a constant distraction while working on the computer, close it out until you’re ready to take a break. If email and instant messaging are time-stealers, carve out space to chat when you’ve accomplished what you committed to do. And the distractions we don’t have control over can serve to teach us self-control. In yoga, practitioners stare at their reflection for 90 minutes in a hot room. We’re instructed to acknowledge and then to let go of any discomfort or emotion, and to focus on our breathing. This keeps us in the moment. There will always be distractions—whether an emergency, or an unexpected visit or phone call or an itch that begs to be scratched—but if we are mindful with our time, remain flexible and breathe, everything will get accomplished.

How do you keep the distractions at a minimum?

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