Friday, February 27


God doesn't get stressed or tired. He never wakes up sleepy or has restless nights. His body doesn't ache from being over worked. He doesn't need to take Advil or Tums. What did God do after a big project? He rested. He actually took the time to step back, cease whatever it was he was doing and relax. Should we take a lesson?

It is important that we take time to recharge physically, emotionally and spiritually from the demands of life. We need to take time to evaluate where we have been, where we are and where we are going. We need to take the time to be a friend, a mom and a Christian.

Studies show that people who fail to recharge their mental and physical batteries are more susceptible to illness and mistakes on the job. When my brother was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer the doctors told him that stress promotes cancer. He held a management position at the time and dealt every day with high level stress in his job. Just remember that high level activity doesn't equal a quality life.

In addition to rest we must take time daily to sit at the feet of Jesus. Reading our Bible and spending quality time with our Lord will rejuvenate our spirit and life. Cultivating that relationship with Him will carry us through the mud of this life.

I pray that you will find time to rest in Jesus today. Blessings friend!


  1. I really needed to hear this today! So glad I came to your blog! Blessings to you!

  2. I have been stressed out lately and through your post I realize that I need to take a rest and recharge myself. Thank you for this encouraging post. have a great day!

  3. Hi! This is a great post! I don't think I have ever thought about God resting! I know I have read that so many times...... but I have never thought of it the way you said it!!!
    I love your new look on your blog!! Very pretty!! Hugs, Grams

  4. What a wonderful post. I was just thinking about this today. Rest is so very important for our physical, emotional and spiritual health.

    Wonder why so many people feel guilty when they rest????


  5. Thanks for your post on rest. In my mid forties, my uterus was invaded by an enormous fibroid tumor that almost took my life. I am grateful that the Lord eventually restored my health. I want to be a good steward of my new health. i also need to learn new boundaries.


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