Wednesday, October 24, 2012 | Categories: Episodes
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There must have been busier moments than this in human history. Inventing the wheel, building entire civilizations - can't have been all that easy. So why does modern life feel so ... hectic? This week on Tapestry, Crazy Busy! Do we really need to be as busy as we think?
Click HERE for details on this week's guests, links, and interviews. There's even a video demo about how to meditate.
Segment One: The Busy Trap
And, here's a gem from the cutting room floor. Hear Tim talking about how he and a friend have drawn important life lessons from the film Pee-wee Herman's Big Adventure
Segment Two: Too Busy for God
Mike Zigarelli is a devout Christian academic at Messiah College in Pennsylvania. His own personal chaos led him to conduct a survey that found believers struggling with the daily grind to find time for God. Zigarelli is the author of Freedom from Busyness.
Segment Three: The Importance of 'Being' and not 'Doing'
If a well-lived life means having time for some quiet contemplation, can we fit it in? Father Laurence Freeman, director of the World Community for Christian Meditation, says human beings are, believe it or not, wired for stillness.
Or, watch it on YouTube.