A thousand irksome details ...

Etty Hillesum was a Dutch Jewish woman who wrote letters from a transit camp in Germany before she was carted off to Auschwitz and killed.

Listen to the poignant relevance of what she writes.

How does it apply to your life today?

"People here fritter their energy away on the thousand irksome details that grind us down every day;

they lose themselves in detail and drown.

That's why they get driven off course and find existence pointless.

The few big things that matter in life are what we have to keep in mind;

the rest can be quietly abandoned."

 

What are your "few big things that matter?"

Focus on those ...

Quietly abandon what's left ...

Don't drown in the details.

 

Tags: Sabbath Rhythm, Living Truthfully, Personal Calling, Developing a Rule of Life