Musings on Boundaries: Rest, Respect, and Saying No.
There's always just one more thing There's always another task There's always I just have one more small favor to ask And everything is urgent, and everything is now I wonder what would happened if I stopped somehow And everything is important But everything is not At the end of your life, your relationships are all you've got. And love to me is when you put down that one more thing And say, "I've got something better to do" And love to me is when you walk out on that one more thing And say, "Nothing will come between me and you" Not even one more thing. [from Just One More Thing by Sara Groves] At the end of Moses' life, after he has reiterated the law to the Israelite people, he says, Take to heart all the words I have solemnly declared to you this day, so that you may command your children to obey carefully all the words of this law. They are not just idle words for you—they are your life. When I think about laws and rules, I usual