Hurry is an attitude which comes from an agreement with a lie that God is expecting more from you than you can do. Deal with it.
By allowing something to die when its time is due, we create the conditions under which new life can emerge.
The personality of Jesus is rarely discussed in churches today. He’s good and loving, definitely religous. He came to show us how to live, right? What would Jesus do and all that.
But what if the person you thought was Jesus was fake?
Being a professional is doing the things you love to do, on the days you don’t feel like doing them.
I just try to quiet those [negative] thoughts when I have them - ‘Gee this hurts,’ or ‘Gee this isn’t much fun,’ or ‘I have a blister on my foot,’ or ‘This wind is really driving me nuts,’ I try to recognize that I’m having a negative thought and I actually say the word ‘Stop.’ I change my focus to something else like counting my pedal strokes and before you know it you’re focused.