Flourish: How the Love of Christ Frees Us from Self-focus by Lydia Brownback was on my list of summer reads. Now that it’s the end of summer (HOW did that happen?), I thought I’d share some thoughts from one chapter in particular. Self-care is a hot topic right now in mainstream media and in Christian […]
Rest is something we all crave. Our souls crave it and because of the pace of life, our bodies usually crave it too! Let’s dig into this idea and discover what it means and ways that we can practically rest in and with God. Our lives will be changed as we learn to rest!
Tips to Enjoy Life + Still Serve Others
Which is easier for you? To serve others? Or enjoy life? If I had to guess, I would guess you’re pretty good at serving. At home. At church. During the week. Into the evenings. On the weekend. The requests pour in. From your family, from friends, from your child’s school, from church. And, if you […]
How to Rest
I remember a time when I was busy, too busy really. There wasn’t enough time for adequate physical rest, much less soul rest. Always another need to fill, goal to reach, or way to serve. My body was weary. My soul languished. God gently compelled me to seek rest. But I had no idea how […]
Finding Rest in the Unlikeliest of Places
Last week was a busy week. Maybe you can relate?! Nothing seemed to go as planned. Although tasks loomed before me, my scarce hours dwindled away as first one thing and then another happened that required my attention. Friday was my one day to redeem the week, yet by Thursday, its hours were dwindling too. […]
5 Ways to Be Still and Enjoy God’s Presence this Christmas
It’s now, officially, “the most wonderful time of the year”. Or, as many would agree, the BUSIEST time of the year! I don’t know about you but the last 6 weeks or so of every year is a whirlwind for me. This year is shaping up to be no different. Those words, wonderful & busy, […]
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Trust God & Go to Bed!
On a scale of 1-10 how rested do you feel today? Is that any different than the day before? Or the week before? Or what about even the month before? Our responsibilities are ever increasing and our amount of sleep is ever diminishing. We seem to always be in motion. Always serving and running from […]