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Rethinking our relationship to time
ABC 169: On how the pandemic changed our relationship to the clock
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel describes the weekly practice of Jews abstaining from work, Shabbat, as “a sanctuary in time.”
It’s a beautiful image. I love the idea of building infrastructure around sacred time as one might build infrastructure around sacred space.
But in an age where phones double as offices and hangouts are slotted into calendar blocks, it’s become increasingly difficult to do so.
This week’s piece is a beautiful essay from today’s NYT Book Review about how the pandemic inspired people to rethink their relationship with both time and work. It also features my book 😊.
Here’s the piece: Off the Clock
The book tour was such a treat! I wrapped up my last events this week and loved meeting so many of you.
I wrote a rather personal essay about the process of defining and redefining success.
Tomorrow I’ll be on Hello Monday, LinkedIn’s flagship podcast. Their previous guest was, gulp, Barack Obama.