It’s not enough to be busy; so are the ants.
The question is, “What are we busy about?”
– Henry David Thoreau
“What if we stopped celebrating being busy as a measurement of importance and success? What if instead, we celebrated how much time we had spent listening, pondering, meditating, and enjoying time with the most important people in our lives?”
When was the last time you asked someone how they were and they answered, “I have just spent a whole day, listening, pondering and being still, accepting my life as it is? Never?
Why is it, that ‘busyness’ equates to significance in our world? What decisions would you make today, if tomorrow didn’t exist?
Each of us contribute to this busy world, so just for today let’s ask, “What are we busy about?