Can Christian Women Have It All? Debunking the Work-Life Balance Myth

Here is a very interesting discussion on the Her.meneutics blog, on a theme that I have already marked on this blog; career women’s work-life balance.

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Why Christian women are needed at home and in the highest echelons of society.

Leslie Leyland Fields

By now everyone who cares, and some who don’t, have heard about Ann-Marie Slaughter’s exhaustive Atlantic cover story, “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All.” The sub-blurb heightens the controversy:

It’s time to stop fooling ourselves. . . . The women who have managed to be both mothers and top professionals are superhuman, rich, or self-employed. If we truly believe in equal opportunity for all women, here’s what has to change. Continue reading “Can Christian Women Have It All? Debunking the Work-Life Balance Myth”

Former Coca-Cola CEO on work-life balance

Imagine life as a game in which you are juggling some five balls in the air. You name them – work, family, health, friends and spirit … and you’re keeping all of these in the air.

You will soon understand that work is a rubber ball. If you drop it, it will bounce back. But the other four balls – family, health, friends and spirit – are made of glass. If you drop one of these, they will be irrevocably scuffed, marked, nicked, damaged or evenshattered. They will never be the same. You must understand that and strive for balance in your life. Continue reading “Former Coca-Cola CEO on work-life balance”

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