Monday Start (Resources for the Week)

Looking for Thoughtful Resources?

Susan Gregory Thomas The Gray Divorces. (Wall Street Journal) “The divorce rate for people 50 and over has doubled in the past two decades. Why baby boomers are breaking up late in life like no generation before.”

Paul Simon (singer/song writer) – interview regarding the place of faith in his most recent music.


Dealing With Ministry Issues?

Mark Roberts – “Pastoring is Always Personal.” See part 1 here and part 2 here.

Julie Pierce – “Silence as a Leadership Discipline.” I especially like the questions she includes in this post.

Michele Cushatt – “Storytelling 101: Crafting Your Illustration for Maximum Impact” Suggestions for thinking about how one might tell a story.


Productivity/Learning

Bob Bufford – The Difference in Learning for the Two Halves of Life. In particular, I like what he says about his own learning in the second half of his life.

Georgina Laidlaw – “The Productivity Secret of Professional Writers” (Guest post on Jeff Goins’ blog). Very insightful.

Charles Duhigg (NY Times writer) – interviews regarding his new book The Power of Habit. (An interesting book I heard about through David Allen.)