time

Many people find themselves over-extended and unable to give their best to all the various calls on their time.  They are often advised that the reason for this tension in their life is because of failure to set clear priorities and be faithful to them;  and that this sloppy indecisiveness is unfair to everyone on every side. If I am over-extended, it’s a fault in my life, which I have to correct.But is it really that simple? Are we really meant to have this much control of over our...
Make haste slowly by Peter Knott SJ
Haste is our enemy. It puts us under stress,  makes us impatient, renders us more vulnerable to accidents and, most seriously of all, blinds us to the needs of others.There may be occasions when we need to move fast, but haste is normally not a virtue, irrespective of the goodness of the thing towards which we are hurrying. Hence the phrase festina lente, make haste slowly.Because of time pressures we tend not to see a given situation as a moral one.  In essence, the more in a hurry...