Thought this post by Doug Fields was worth reading (and rereading when you have time to process it fully) – he talks a little bit about caring for your soul, perfect for us youth workers. Here’s a clip, follow the link for the rest:
Imagine that one side of the scale has all the stuff you already have or are trying to gain. Tipping the scale would be all the possessions and activities you typically view as benefitsâ€”houses, cars, boats, vacations, swimming pools, stock portfolios, job titles, reputation, college degrees, iguanas, all the toys youâ€™ve ever bought, and karate lessons.
Then, on the other side of the balance is simplyâ€¦your soul.
It would seem obvious that the side with all the stuff should weigh down the balance, right? Wrong! In Godâ€™s divine measuring system, stuff always loses to soul. Yet, when was the last time you stopped long enough to even consider your soul?
If you need some soul care, here’s a great resource to check out, too!