Cultivating a Quiet Soul in a Busy World

David W. Henderson

Baker Publishing Group (publisher)

What if "How do I fit it all in?" is the wrong question?

We try to cram as much as possible into what little time we have—work, friends, play, rest—but there never seems to be enough time. Taking a cue from Ecclesiastes—“Better one handful with tranquility than two handfuls with toil and chasing after the wind”—David W. Henderson encourages us to move beyond merely trying to open up a bit of margin or to say no once in a while, and to take a purposeful step back from our lives to examine those internal and external dynamics that propel us into busyness and hurry. Sharing honest stories about his own struggles, he helps us explore the way the Scriptures frame time—understanding our times, making the most of the time, and trusting God with the rest.

If you’re tired of feeling the push and pull of our time-bent culture, this book will be a welcome invitation to rest and to live artful and faithful lives marked by peace and tranquility.

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