COVID Killed Busyness ... How Can We Keep It Dead? | Keith and Patrick

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This is a podcast episode titled, COVID Killed Busyness ... How Can We Keep It Dead? | Keith and Patrick. The summary for this episode is: COVID-19 is the Marie Condo of BUSY schedules. It's wiped our activity schedules clean and given us time back for the small things that make life full. Time for hobbies, impromptu game nights, family, prayer, or reading. Kids can knock on a friends door and know they'll be home to play. COVID has given us space for all the small priorities a busy schedule crowds out. In this episode Keith and Patrick talk about why we were all so busy before Coronavirus, and how we can protect our schedules from business after we slowly return to life post-lockdown. Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including a ten-day devotional on https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/rest-and-recovery-daily-devotionals?hsCtaTracking=4d3988a8-ead0-4327-a0d2-137811d595dc%7C5f470a6e-b263-4186-b223-3382a4104e1a (Rest and Recovery) and tips on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (How to Make and Break Life-Changing Habits). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO. &nbsp; Outline 0:15 - A dying mother's prayer 1:55 - God's good in the midst of suffering 2:50 - How COVID-19 has affected families and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (How to Break and Make Life-Changing Habits) 7:10 - Transferring quarantine lessons from COVID-19 to "new normal" 9:30 - The idol of Busy 13:45 - Reflecting and wrestling with difficult questions 15:00 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-beat-digital-distraction/ (How to Beat Digital Distraction) 16:25 - https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) 19:20 - 6 tips on how to transition out of lockdown 19:40 - Tip 1: Watch our language 21:30 - Tip 2: Know your values 25:20 - Tip 3: Don't prioritize your schedule; schedule your priorities 26:50 - Tip 4: Leave space for unscheduled time 30:45 - Tip 5: Embrace simplicity 31:10 - Tip 6: Circle of Responsibility vs. Circle of Concern 34:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share. &nbsp; Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo) &nbsp; References The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Franklin Covey: https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html (https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html) &nbsp; Resources Rest and Recovery: A Ten-Day Devotional to Help You Reset Your Busy Life: https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/rest-and-recovery-daily-devotionals?hsCtaTracking=4d3988a8-ead0-4327-a0d2-137811d595dc%7C5f470a6e-b263-4186-b223-3382a4104e1a (https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/rest-and-recovery-daily-devotionals?hsCtaTracking=4d3988a8-ead0-4327-a0d2-137811d595dc%7C5f470a6e-b263-4186-b223-3382a4104e1a) &nbsp; Related How to Break and Make Life-Changing Habits: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/) How to Beat Digital Distraction: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-beat-digital-distraction/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-beat-digital-distraction/) <a rel="payment" href="https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/give-now/">Support this podcast</a>

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COVID-19 is the Marie Condo of BUSY schedules. It's wiped our activity schedules clean and given us time back for the small things that make life full. Time for hobbies, impromptu game nights, family, prayer, or reading. Kids can knock on a friends door and know they'll be home to play. COVID has given us space for all the small priorities a busy schedule crowds out. In this episode Keith and Patrick talk about why we were all so busy before Coronavirus, and how we can protect our schedules from business after we slowly return to life post-lockdown. Interested in more content like this? Scroll down for more resources and related episodes, including a ten-day devotional on https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/rest-and-recovery-daily-devotionals?hsCtaTracking=4d3988a8-ead0-4327-a0d2-137811d595dc%7C5f470a6e-b263-4186-b223-3382a4104e1a (Rest and Recovery) and tips on https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (How to Make and Break Life-Changing Habits). Like this content? Make sure to leave us a rating and share it with others, so others can find it too. To learn more, visit our https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/ (website) and follow us on https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (Facebook), https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (Instagram), and https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (Twitter) @TheCrossingCOMO.   Outline 0:15 - A dying mother's prayer 1:55 - God's good in the midst of suffering 2:50 - How COVID-19 has affected families and https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (How to Break and Make Life-Changing Habits) 7:10 - Transferring quarantine lessons from COVID-19 to "new normal" 9:30 - The idol of Busy 13:45 - Reflecting and wrestling with difficult questions 15:00 - https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-beat-digital-distraction/ (How to Beat Digital Distraction) 16:25 - https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html (The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People) 19:20 - 6 tips on how to transition out of lockdown 19:40 - Tip 1: Watch our language 21:30 - Tip 2: Know your values 25:20 - Tip 3: Don't prioritize your schedule; schedule your priorities 26:50 - Tip 4: Leave space for unscheduled time 30:45 - Tip 5: Embrace simplicity 31:10 - Tip 6: Circle of Responsibility vs. Circle of Concern 34:00 - Subscribe. Rate. Share.   Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO (https://www.facebook.com/TheCrossingCOMO) Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/ (https://www.instagram.com/thecrossingcomo/) Twitter: https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo (https://twitter.com/thecrossingcomo)   References The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Franklin Covey: https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html (https://www.franklincovey.com/the-7-habits.html)   Resources Rest and Recovery: A Ten-Day Devotional to Help You Reset Your Busy Life: https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/rest-and-recovery-daily-devotionals?hsCtaTracking=4d3988a8-ead0-4327-a0d2-137811d595dc%7C5f470a6e-b263-4186-b223-3382a4104e1a (https://info.thecrossingchurch.com/rest-and-recovery-daily-devotionals?hsCtaTracking=4d3988a8-ead0-4327-a0d2-137811d595dc%7C5f470a6e-b263-4186-b223-3382a4104e1a)   Related How to Break and Make Life-Changing Habits: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-break-and-make-life-changing-habits/) How to Beat Digital Distraction: https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-beat-digital-distraction/ (https://www.thecrossingchurch.com/podcasts/how-to-beat-digital-distraction/) Support this podcast