play-full is to imaginatively and creatively engage yourself, others,
God, and all of reality so that peace and justice reign within us and with
others. Here are 7 ways to have a more play-full life!
Most of us spend more time working than
engaging in self-care. Those who are play-full have learned to add balance to
Ignore your inner critic.
When you hear your inner critic speaking,
respond with your inner innovator, that part of you that allows you to be
creative in life.
Be at peace in nature.
Spend some time listening to nature.
Rediscover nature as the giver of life and as your home.
Be a traveler.
Don't experience life as a tourist,
sticking to schedules and traveling on just one path. Rather experience it as a
traveler, one who discovers that there are multiple paths to take in
Find a daily spiritual practice.
Sadly, the way we do "church" often
diminishes boundless play-fullness, which finds God at play, not only in
creation, but also in moments of life, death, and
Slowness encourages you to do things at the
right speed, to savor the tastes, smells, sights, and sounds of life, to touch
life gently and not to rush through time and space.
Hospitality gives you the opportunity to be
there for others, just as God has been there for you. It creates a space where
you partake in peace and allow a sense of justice to reign inside you and with
Orbits If you've given the same advice, over and over, to someone you care about, and it hasn't been taken yet-to take up flossing, ditch smoking, pick up the phone, forgive and forget-don't give up yet.