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Why You Should Think Less and Feel More

Think less feel more

Turn off the “thinking” switch, turn on the “feeling” switch and read this quote from Beauchene: “You are never a great man when you have more mind than heart.”

Did you have the right switches turned off and on? Read it one more time: “You are never a great man when you have more mind than heart.”

This quote hits me deeply because I have done much more thinking than feeling during the past  decade. I have valued my brain more than the thing thumping in my chest. I believe this is a pandemic in our society. We must find ways to keep a good balance of both.

John Eldredge, in his book “Waking the Dead,” says that “a person’s character is determined by his motives, and motive is always a matter of the heart.”

Staying in the head without venturing into the depths of the heart means never understanding our motives, passion and purpose. And what’s life without understanding that?

 

By Chris LaGarde