Seeds of Rest
Moms…Yes, you can cultivate a more restful heart!
Life might be crazy. But Jesus says, “Come to Me, and I will give you rest.” So rest must be possible! Each post is a “seed” of rest. Each seed will be a short, practical, Biblically-based tip to cultivate rest. If you will plant the seed, God will do His supernatural work to make it grow. Over time, cultivating simple seeds or rest will become habit. You will realize that your heart is becoming more restful.
Heed the whisper that a restful heart is possible, and commit to planting simple seeds in a journey of small steps.
If you feel like you’re drowning and a restful heart is beyond reach, defiantly direct your mind toward truth.
Don’t overlook this simple seed with tremendous possibility.
Discover the hidden opportunity in that weakness that disrupts your restful heart.
The trouble in our world tempts us to believe that rest is impossible, but it is not.
Some days, we need a simple seed with beautiful potential.
Choose to live an abundant life of happily ever now.
Sabbath is a gift to be received, not a burden to be carried.
Take captive the thoughts swirling in your mind.
We can choose rest in our hurts by choosing to cover them with love.
Once our thoughts are captive, we must replace them with truth.
Sometimes we simply need a refreshing change of scenery.
If you don’t try any other seeds of rest, please try this one!
An unexpected crisis, a robbery, led me to needing some space to rest.
I learned a valuable lesson following the initial shock of theft.
Some days, intentionally planting seeds feels too exhausting.
Vulnerability and knowledge that we are not alone bring encouragement we desperately need.
Holding ourselves to impossible standards will always prevent rest in our hearts.
When our troubles don’t resolve simply, only one option might remain.
We can always find compassion in the midst of our night.
This is a choice that requires courage but promises the beauty of rest.
Hold tight when you don’t quite accomplish all you set out to do.