It is in vain that you rise up early
and go late to rest,
eating the bread of anxious toil;
for he gives to his beloved sleep. Psalm 127:2Â Â (RSV)
â€œHow do you do it?â€ I asked a friend. Weâ€™re sitting at an afternoon tea honoring adjuncts. My paper plate is stacked with small squares of cheese and a meager number of strawberries because the unborn baby squeezed underneath my swollen abdomen demands that I eat or feel sick. Fat or protein seems to work the best.
â€œMy students have so many needs, and I tend to pour myself into my teaching. How do you keep your son priority?â€ She laughs and tells me it will happen naturally, and there is some truth to that, but there was something else I was learning as well. [Read more…] about Releasing the Helm: Letting Go of â€œExcellence in All Thingsâ€ (Scholarâ€™s Compass)