The Long Haul

How long since you checked your phone? How busy is your calendar for the next few weeks? My answers are 1) A couple minutes, and 2) Too busy. Okay, what do you want your life to be about in 20 years? Answering that question isn’t as easy. We live in a world that operates on the 24/7 cycle and we are so busy reacting to the right now that we are losing the skills we need for the long haul. We can change that. Join us starting Sept 9, on Sundays and in GroupLife, as we work together on claiming what really matters. Here's what we'll be talking about...

September 9 - Discovery: What is life for the long haul?  We all know what to do for today, but finding the time, energy, maybe the money is overwhelming. And then you get to do it all over again tomorrow. And the day after... That may be what life feels like, but is it what life is about? For millennia some have stepped out of the current, taken a look, and said no. Life for the long haul is different than life for right now. As we intentionally live into our new name, Fabric, and start our fall of busy-ness, taking a look at life for the long haul feels just right.

September 16 - Capacity: The Importance of Others Knowing what to do to live in ways that matter and last is one thing, having the capacity is a whole other challenge. We often talk about capacity because it is what we build into ourselves to give our intentions a chance to take root. Interestingly, your capacity to live for the long haul doesn’t come from inside you, it comes from your connectedness. Join Melissa Lock and Greg Meyer as we seek the truth between being wired for connection or independence.

September 23 - Selective: The Importance of Which Others We make a strategic mistake in the people we surround ourselves with. In our desire for friends to fill our ‘right now’ we forget to be selective. Oooh, that doesn’t sound very nice, but it doesn’t mean cutting people out, it means making sure that you reserve certain seats in the bus ride that is your life for those who will make the difference you need. After all, the question isn’t just do you have people, but ‘which’ people? 

September 30 - Investing: Driven by What Matters Most The Chris Farrell & Kai Ryssdals of the world remind us about our retirement while we burn through our money as fast as we earn it. That’s just money, what about what matters most? If it’s important, if it’s part of life for the long haul, then it should be part of today. A big part. Okay, you already know that, but are you doing it? What we value less gets in the way of what we value most. There is something we can do about that.