Some Comfort and Joy

Encouragement & Inspiration in Every Season


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Welcome to Some Comfort & Joy

Ever feel like there aren’t enough hours in the day? Wishing for a few extra weeks of vacation? Or that time would just slow down already? 

The start of a new year always brings the cultural pressures of resolutions, improved habits and strategies to live your best life now. But, what if instead of striving, working harder or goal setting we learned to embrace the gift of the present? What if we rebelled against the notion that time is one more commodity to be maximized and profited from? What if we embraced time simply as the medium in which life unfolds? 

Drawing from biblical texts related to time, paired with concepts from the book 4000 Weeks by Oliver Bukeman, our first series of 2023 will focus on various ways to think about and utilize our time




Check out our past posts!

Time for Joy:  Facing our Limits (Genesis 1:14-15)

“And God said, ‘Let there be lights in the dome of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years, and let them be lights in the dome of the sky to give light upon the earth.’ And it was so.” -Genesis…

Time for Comfort: Facing Our Limits (Genesis 1:14-15)

“And God said, ‘Let there be lights in the dome of the sky to separate the day from the night, and let them be for signs and for seasons and for days and years, and let them be lights in the dome of the sky to give light upon the earth.’ And it was so.”…

Time for Joy:  Priorities (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

“For everything there is a season and a time for every matter under heaven.” -Ecclesiastes 3:1 While the advent of modern conveniences was to make life easier for us, the lived reality has been that instead of increased free time, we now expect to be able to accomplish more things within the given hours of…