Are You “Out-of-Balance” in Your Life?

Does it seem for you, life goes out of balance quickly?  I know that’s what happens to me.  In my case, multi-tasking is a myth.  I can focus well on only one thing at a time and if I’m motivated and really “into it,” I’m like a pit-bull clamping onto the project.  And prying me loose from the project is a major undertaking.  Guilt can quickly result since life is multi-dimensional.


My intensity and focus is a running joke between Sheri and I, and sometimes it’s a thorn in our relational side.

Jon Gordon’s  blog post challenges the concept that life needs balance.  He’s opting for “seasons” of life instead of balance in life.  Do you agree with him?  If so, would his concept help you in any way?

Jon is a graduate of Cornell University and holds a Masters in Teaching from Emory University. He and his training, consulting company are passionate about developing positive leaders, organizations and teams.  When he’s not running through airports or speaking, you can find him playing tennis or lacrosse with his wife and two teenage children.

Work-Life Balance is a Myth

“Work-Life Balance.”

It’s a phrase we hear often. But I don’t think it really exists. At least not in the way most “experts” talk about it.

I, like most people, have never been able to balance the scales of work/life on a day-to-day basis. Rather, I’ve come to realize that the dance between work and life is more about rhythm than balance.

There is a rhythm to life and there is a season for everything.

For me, there is a time to work hard and a time to rest. There is a time to be on the road and a time to be at home with my family.”  (Read more . . .)


About Dave Grissen

David & Sheri Grissen spent 44 years in mission and humanitarian aid work. In 2003 they established Life Impact, a ministry of strengthening Christian workers in hosted centers, called Oases. Presently 12 Oases are functioning. In 2016 they started Fund The Ministry to help missionaries create new funding for their ministries. They have five married children and fifteen grandchildren.
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