A Play-Full Life: Slowing Down & Seeking Peace by Jaco J. Hamman

By Jaco J. Hamman

A Play-Full lifestyles explores the methods of being and changing into educated via the life-giving and balance-inducing strength of play. no matter if subjective play, casual social play, or maybe execs at play, play is essentially an angle to existence that is going past particular actions. A Play-Full existence empowers Christians to discover the which means of a Sabbath-like existence talking of simplicity, serenity, and sensing the fullness of lifestyles. Readers will obtain functional directions on the way to stability their non secular, own, responsibilities so that it will domesticate a play-full self. The publication good points a few studies of standard humans and religion groups residing play-full lives.

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Ruth feels lonely and isolated. She does not see herself as a competitive person, yet she is in constant battle with her performance, and this causes her much shame, disgust, and self-alienation. The perfectionism permeates her whole life. As a student, she suffered great anxiety when she had to present something in class or when she wrote a paper. She would visit the professor ahead of time, ask advice, hand in drafts, and ask for rewrites. Yet she always ended up with a sense that she did not reach her potential, that she could have achieved a higher grade or that she should have seen better results for the amount of work she put into her presentation.

Imelda tried to explain to the boys that their dad is stressed. The family is unable to restore intimacy and hope in the face of Garrett’s job loss. How might you call on your playfullness to defuse a situation that can escalate and become conflictual or even violent? When our play-fullness decreases, the possibility of our using angry words, conflict, and even physical violence increases. I think it is impossible for a play-full person to become violent, even when angry. Being play-full offers many options that all exclude physically or emotionally hurting someone we love or someone we do not even know.

Empower yourself to give up some of your control needs. Control in our lives often takes one of two forms: either we feel we have no control or we feel we need total control. Both of these stances, however, lead to heightened anxiety in our lives. Soon, we discover that “should,” “must,” and “ought to” language dominates our thoughts and speech. This need to control further leads us to draw invalid conclusions and to predict behavior. Phil and Yolanda have a difficult relationship with their three-year-old daughter, Megan.

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