How Would You Describe Your Pace of Life?

How would you describe your pace of life? Is your mind overloaded? Is your heart overwhelmed? When is the last time you felt comepletely at peace? Do you have to escape from your daily life to find a sense of rest and refreshment? Although God created us to be strong and resiliant, to work hard and to push through difficulties, He also created a rhythm of life that helps us live at an optimal level. That rhythm includes rest.  Musicians understand the value of a “rest”. Musical scores not only tell the… Read More

Do You Have Enough Faith to Rest?

I often find myself over-working, over-thinking, and over-doing life. For any of us who put our hearts into our lives, we can end up carrying stress to the point that it affects our ability to rest.  Resting is not merely the physical act of reclining or sleeping. No – there are many times I have been in a physical posture of rest while not being at rest.  Resting is not a position of your body, but a posture of your soul.  Is your mind at rest? Is your will (your decision making… Read More

When Is the Last Time You Were at REST?

And I gave them my Sabbath days of rest as a sign between them and me. It was to remind them that I am the Lord, who had set them apart to be holy. (Ezekiel 20:12 NLT) Ezekiel prophesied in a day when God’s people were living in complete rebellion against God. Through Ezekiel’s words and actions God called out to His people, warning them of the self-destructive path they were on. Amidst the warnings, God also gave Israel hope. If they would turn back to God, He would deliver them, redeem… Read More

Rest, my soul.

Let my soul be at rest again, for the Lord has been good to me. (Psalms 116:7 NLT) The triune God – Father, Son, and Holy Spirit – created us in His image as triune beings. Each of us is a spirit who has a soul, and who lives in a body. Therefore, true health in a person’s life is only attained when our total being is functioning properly. My SPIRIT was made perfect when I put my faith is Jesus Christ. “Old things have passed away, and all things have become… Read More