Letter from the Editor – Summer 2014
by Chad Hall, MCC
Our society seems to prize busyness as a badge of honor or as a mark of meaningfulness for martyrs bent on sacrificially making a difference. Let’s be honest, when someone asks, “How are you?” and we reply, “I’m really busy!” what we are often saying (to them and to ourselves) is, “I’m important.”
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