In Defense Of Idleness. By Gene Griessman
Procrastination can be a good thing. In fact busyness is all too often creativity’s enemy.
An idle brain may be the devil’s workshop but it may be God’s workshop, too.
Countless breakthroughs in science, technology, spirituality, and art have occurred during leisurely moments. The richest soil can be overworked, depleted of its vigor, needs to lie fallow
Here’s what Leonardo da Vinci had to say on this subject:
“Men of lofty genius sometimes accomplish the most when they work least.” He explained, “Their minds are occupied with their ideas and the perfection of their conceptions to which they afterwards give form.”
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The Words Lincoln Lived By is a stirring, inspirational treasury of quotations from our greatest and most admired president. Composed of Lincoln’s profound observations—one for every week of the year, each followed by a short commentary that provides historical context—the book offers rich material for interpretation, reflection, and spiritual guidance. In these pages, Lincoln, famed as an orator, shares his wisdom on courage and determination, compassion and compromise, tolerance and tact—the essential traits that define character. The timeless impact of his words is as powerful as the achievements that have helped to make him an American hero.
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