A cessation of labor: what does it mean to be done?
It can be difficult to take a break from work when you think your work is never done. We may feel that we don't deserve a week off, or even a day off, unless we have achieved some righteous state of total completion of emailing, data collecting, grading, manuscript submission and so on.
It's no small wonder if we feel this way: this impossible standard is established in one of the oldest influences on Western civilization, the Bible. see more