It seems like the only way to get ahead is to work harder, smarter—more!—than the people around you. We prioritize achievement over connection, assuming the former will be richer—and the result is that we’re unhappy, lonely, and tired. Is it time to reevaluate achievement’s value proposition?
(Biblical rhythms of rest are an underused silver bullet for energy and connection. Christ models for us that making space for “Sabbath” is always relational, solves the loneliness problem, rests our bodies, and ultimately gives us something richer than achievement ever can give.)

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