Addicted to Busy: Recovery for the Rushed Soul

Addicted to Busy: Recovery for the Rushed Soul

by Brady Boyd

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780781410342
Publisher: David C Cook
Publication date: 09/01/2014
Pages: 208
Sales rank: 1,320,760
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Brady Boyd is senior pastor of 10,000-member New Life Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and author of Fear No Evil and Sons and Daughters. He is a contributor for ChurchLeaders.com and The Huffington Post. He is married to his college sweetheart, Pam, and has two teenage children, Abram and Callie.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 13

Introduction: This Book Won't Change Your Life 15

Part 1 Disease

Chapter 1 Dead Husband Walking 21

Chapter 2 Restless Bodies, Restless Minds 39

Chapter 3 Distration Versus Devotion 49

Part 2 Discovery

Chapter 4 Being Who We Are 65

Chapter 5 Shabbat Shalom 81

Chapter 6 The Jesus Pace 101

Chapter 7 Choosing My Vine 117

Part 3 Determination

Chapter 8 What to Do on a Do-Nothing Day 139

Chapter 9 Three Things I Wish I'd Known 159

Chapter 10 Come Alive 179

Notes 203

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Addicted to Busy: Recovery for the Rushed Soul 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Kristi-Reads More than 1 year ago
I've been working on catching up on NetGalley, at least the books I still have that weren't lost forever due to not downloading them on time. It took me a while to get to this book. I was, ironically, too busy. But the author's voice was easy to follow, and interesting enough to want to keep following. I enjoyed the "breaking busy" challenges at the end of each chapter, but I think thats more of a testament to my character than anything else. I like being able to interact with my books and I LOVE challenges. While sometimes I felt like if I ever met Brady I may not get along with him, I greatly admired his ability to be 100% honest with himself. And honestly, that's the only way anyone will get to start recovering from anything. As my office goes into overtime season for the holidays, I might think of this book. But I might also push the thought aside. Either way I'll keep this book in mind for when I get older and ready to slow down. I'd recommend this book to everyone except most people in my generation will take the advice and ignore it like I probably will. But everyone maybe 30 years or older, or working parents who may be too busy for their kids sometimes should definitely give this book a go.