Over the last few years I’ve slowly been learning and relearning the power of rest, the gift of the Sabbath. In Wonderstruck, I confessed:
“Most days, I felt like I was running on a fuming treadmill on full incline. Exhausted and burned out, I was running with an empty gas tank and no energy. In embracing the wonder of rest, I’ve learned that freedom isn't found in tossing the treadmill, but in finding a maintainable pace.” –from Wonderstruck: Awaken to the Nearness of God
Over the last few years, I’ve been discovering and rediscovering the wonder of one of God’s most gracious and delicious gifts: rest.
Maybe, like me, you’ve allowed this gift to slip through your fingers like sand. Or maybe, like me, you’ve had rest ripped from your grasp because of the adversity you’re facing.
Whatever the cause, here are 3 things to remember if you’re feeling burned out or just flat tired: Continue Reading...