Waking Up Slowly, by Dave Burchett

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  • Author: Dave Burchett

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What if we are grazing past the sacred every day and not realizing it?
 
We may be the most connected culture in history, but we are vastly becoming the most disconnected from the awareness of God's presence. Waking Up Slowly is author Dave Burchett's challenge to live "in the moment" to find everyday joys we miss in disconnected busyness.
 
What moments of joy are we missing as we start at our screens? What performance idols are destroying our ability to appreciate God's gifts?
 
Dave Burchett sets out on a journey to discover how life might look differently if he awoke each morning consciously looking for the easy to miss "postcards from God." Waking Up Slowly is an intimate, warm, and touching story of learning how to more fully appreciate living in the moment. Through his discovery, the author finds regular reminders of daily joys from his Labrador pal, Maggie.
 
Waking Up Slowly challenges the reader to recognize, appreciate, and celebrate the ways that God reveals himself daily. Through regular people, everyday situations, cuddly creatures, and stunning nature, God’s presence is real and discoverable. We just need to wake up to it.
 
Chapters include:
 
- The Curse of Culture
- How to Reverse Stinkin' Thinkin'
- Busyness Is Not Next to Godliness
- The All-Important Owner's Manual
- Opening the Gift of Grace
- New Eye for an Old Guy
- Time to Rethink Sabbath
- Don't Let Your Past Steal Your Present
- Begrudgingly
- Gratitude Rhymes with Attitude
- Worrying Steals the Moment
- Kindness Really Is Contagious
- Dare Not to Compare
- If You're Happy and You Know It...
- We Need a Village
- The Doubt Bout
- Powered by Prayer
- Let God Love You
- Getting Outside of Yourself
- Words Do Matter
- Sounds of Silence

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