Rest can be defined as (to) “cease work or movement in order to relax, refresh oneself, or recover strength.”
This verb does not occur naturally in my vocabulary, or my calendar for that matter. It never really has.
But we’re learning, Steve and I.
It’s a process. And today it began here …
We enjoyed rising late and eating breakfast together. And sitting and reading together.
Side by side.
Silently. Yes, that’s the most unnatural part for me.
I’m learning the difference between busy and hurried. And how to slow down, stop rushing, look up and savor the moments.
We’re learning to intentionally guard a chunk of time for reflecting and resting and refreshing.
Without this, I too quickly forget that God alone is my daily salvation, my rock and my stronghold. And then I end up working myself into a frenzy over something He has already handled.