Choosing Slow

Gina Butz grace, peace, rest 0 Comments

If you’ve read my blog for any length of time, you know I like efficiency. (It’s the hallmark trait of an Enneagram 3). The faster I work, the more I get done. If I get more done, I’m more likely to be seen, recognized, successful, valuable. Or so the logic goes. And so, I move quickly. I drive, as I …

Learning to Walk (at an Unhurried Pace)

Gina Butz grace, rest 3 Comments

I shopped at Costco recently, and I realized, “I’m casually browsing.” I don’t remember the last time I casually browsed anywhere. Most of my shopping expeditions are like ninja missions, “You have eight minutes. GO!” This is one of the by-products of reclaiming my life. It began a few months ago when I made the decision to step out of …