Summer has always been one of my favorite seasons of the year. It is also a time when many people temporarily shift their normal routine. I will be making shifts in several areas for the summer, including:
I have published one blog post a day for the last 10 months, and a total of 1,450 since launching this blog in 2009. This will be my last daily post for the summer. I will continue to post on occasion rather than taking a month off as I did last year (a much needed break after publishing a post a day for 1,000 days).
Later this month I will finish my role as Interim Senior Minister at United Church (Marco Island, FL). During this 10 month interim I will preach at total of 36 sermons on Sunday mornings. In July I will worship for a few weeks at Naples UCC (my home church where I have been on staff since 2011) before returning to the pulpit for a few weeks in July and a few in August at Fort Myers Congregational UCC.
Normally this is an area without change, since I teach at a University that has an academic year comprised of three trimesters with a student body that doesn’t depart for a summer break. This summer, however, I am taking on a new role in order to help introduce our faculty to Quality Matters.
Summer has arrived. Life commitments are shifting.
- What are you “giving up” for the summer?
- What are you adding to your schedule for the summer?
- What do you hope to learn this summer?