Is this bad? (photo: eight-years old July 2009… our cottage over his shoulder… standing on the beach) What if we take a week off from praying and serving others and think only of ourselves. Is that bad? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.