"Many Christians take their time and have leisure enough in their social life (no hurry here). They are leisurely, too, in their professional activities, at table and recreation (no hurry here either). But isn't it strange how those same Christians find themselves in such a rush and want to hurry the priest, in their anxiety [...]
"As worship passes out of life, leisure becomes impossible. It reduces itself either to laziness or boredom, emptiness or compulsion." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010.
"Leisure, therefore, is not idleness or incapacity, but a spiritual and moral quality of the soul. It has nothing to do with external factors, for example, a day off from work, a holiday, a weekend vacation, a day at the golf course." Source: Sheen Fulton, Guide to Contentment, Alba House, 2010.
"Repose – true leisure – cannot be enjoyed without recognition of the spiritual world, for the first purpose of repose is the contemplation of the good. Its goal is a true perspective one: the small incidents of everyday life in their relation to the larger goodness that surrounds us." Source: Ven. Fulton J. Sheen, [...]