Jan Johnson




Dave Wi...
0 books | 74 friends

Brandon...
285 books | 123 friends

Jeanne ...
1 book | 300 friends

Paul Dubuc
627 books | 36 friends

Marlena...
0 books | 142 friends

Kevin
1 book | 16 friends

Pam Thomas
52 books | 8 friends

Mary Ta...
26 books | 90 friends

More friends…

Jan is following 0 people

Jan Johnson

Goodreads Author


url

gender
female

member since
April 2012

About this author


For years I have thought this quotation was insightful: “We worship our work, work at our play, and play at our worship” (Gordon Dahl). Working hard is a good thing but we worship work when we overdo it, use it to feel good about ourselves or make it more important than relationships, health, and the good of others. Playing at our worship is about engaging in worship in a way that resembles ent... Read more of this blog post »
 •  flag
0 comments
3 likes · like  • 
Published on April 11, 2012 14:46 • 284 views • Tags: fun, god, leisure, workaholic
Average rating: 4.17 · 607 ratings · 96 reviews · 73 distinct works · Similar authors
Abundant Simplicity: Discov...
4.28 of 5 stars 4.28 avg rating — 102 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
When the Soul Listens: Find...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 50 ratings — published 1999 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Invitation to the Jesus Lif...
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Enjoying the Presence of Go...
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1996
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dallas Willard's Study Guid...
by
3.97 of 5 stars 3.97 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2001
Rate this book
Clear rating
Living a Purpose-Full Life:...
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 28 ratings — published 1999 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Savoring God's Word: Cultiv...
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2004 — 3 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Madame Guyon
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1999
Rate this book
Clear rating
Spiritual Disciplines Compa...
4.14 of 5 stars 4.14 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Trusting God for Everything...
by
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Jan Johnson…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Joy Starts Here t...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
The Hardest Thing...
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Jan's Recent Updates

Jan Johnson is now friends with Dave Wilkinson
33312870
Jan Johnson added
Daring Greatly by Brené Brown
Rate this book
Clear rating
While most of this is what I learned in 12-step, I liked hearing how Brown phrased things. For some reason I enjoyed it much more on CD, listening to it in the car.
My fave items were her: Engaged Feedback Checklist, and her story about her daughter l...more
Jan Johnson added
Joy Starts Here the transformation zone by E. James Wilder
Rate this book
Clear rating
How people change is one of the greatest interests in my life. No matter how hard we want to change, it's as if something sabotages us at times. This book uses recent discoveries in brain science about how the brain works optimally in a joyful state....more
Jan Johnson is on page 164 of 263 of Joy Starts Here the transformation zone: I'm learning so much.
Joy Starts Here the transformation zone
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jan Johnson started reading
Joy Starts Here the transformation zone by E. James Wilder
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jan Johnson finished reading
The Hawk and the Dove Trilogy by Penelope Wilcock
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jan Johnson finished reading
Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes by Kenneth E. Bailey
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jan Johnson is currently reading
The Hardest Thing to Do by Penelope Wilcock
Rate this book
Clear rating
Jan Johnson added
The Hawk and the Dove Trilogy (3-In-1 Volume) by Penelope Wilcock
Rate this book
Clear rating
It took me a while to get into it because I loved the Cadfael series. But the more I read it, the more I liked it. I need the pictures of community and the difficulties of leadership. I've also loved the devotion of Father Peregrine to Jesus in his s...more
Jan Johnson is currently reading
The Hawk and the Dove Trilogy by Penelope Wilcock
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Jan's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
All About Books: Alphabet of Books You've Read 505 171 21 hours, 41 min ago  
“About Solitude:

I can keep busy, work hard to keep solitude at bay. There comes a time, however, when I am alone with myself. When I feel the presence of God, I let my thoughts wander into shadowy crevices, unafraid, and I learn much that I did not know before. I experience truths such as, “Fear has been a fact of my life.” Felt as a fact, it no longer seeps into every facet of my existence, and I am no longer its victim.

Without solitude, I would not have seen that truth. Without the company of God, I could not venture into solitude, a place devoid of distraction, where I am face to face with myself.”
For Today Overeaters Anonymous 4 24

Victor Hugo
“To love another person is to see the face of God.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables




Comments (showing 1-1)    post a comment »
dateUp_arrow    newest »

message 1: by Jan

Jan Johnson This weekend I'm doing my first retreat based completely on my book book:Abundant Simplicity: Discovering the Unhurried Rhythms of Grace|10585589] (except that I added some juicy stuff!).
See it here: http://www.janjohnson.org/abundant_si...


back to top