Do you ever wonder how to live a balanced life? Do you have too much of one thing going on and not enough of something else? Who doesn’t want a balanced life, right?
I appreciate the spiritual legacy left by the Celtic Christians. They had a way of blending the things of the spirit with the everyday work of living, which brought their world into balance.
Yesterday was a holiday and today is work—part of the harmony of living. That being so, I thought I’d share a Celtic poem from Hebridean Altars about living in balance.
Labour and rest, work and ease,
the busy hand, and then the skilled thought:
this blending of opposites
is the secret
of the joy of living.
Question: What brings your life into balance? What “blending of opposites” brings joy to your life? Share with us in the comment section below.
Michael Hyatt shared his thoughts along these lines in How Your Life is Like a Tapestry. I think you’ll relate to his words.
“Jesus likes it when we share,” -Adelaide, age 3: Pass this along to everybody and their brother. OK, maybe not everybody’s brother, but you know . . . all of your friends would be nice.