Category Archives: Rest

Slow Down, For a Moment of Rest

One day on the way to work, I made a conscious effort to slow down. I normally spend my commute scanning the highway looking for the best and fastest way to get to work. It’s not because I’m late, because … Continue reading

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More on Rest

I didn’t intend on this past week being a week of rest. Sure, I took the week off, but that is because I had a whole host of things to do. It was a very full week of work …And … Continue reading

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A New Look at Rest

“Rest” is God’s word to me this year. And even with surgery to “slow” me down I’ve not done well with learning what that means. And after 4 months of limited mobility I’m ready to get back to my “normal” … Continue reading

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Not by Might, Nor by Power . . .

. . . but by my Spirit says the Lord. Zechariah 4:6   So he said to me, “This is the word of the Lord to Zerubbabel: ‘Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty. … Continue reading

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“Quit striving” was the admonishment I received from the Lord during my sabbitical. And I’ve been pondering it since. And you might be asking why I’m pondering vs. putting into practice. It’s because I am a slow processor. And I … Continue reading

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Luke 5:16  But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. Every year I take a couple of days, camping by myself in a favorite state campground not far from home. I don’t think we, in modern day America, understand … Continue reading

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Be vs. Do

  I’m the energizer bunny with batteries that never quit. So how does that fit with the concept that we are human “beings” not human “doers.’ I am a doer. Anyone that knows me, knows that. I struggle greatly with just … Continue reading

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Finding Hope

Job 11:18      You will be secure, because there is hope; you will look about you and take your                rest in safety. When I was six years old there was a woman who would … Continue reading

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