SOUL CARE

A trusted friend and coworker asked me about my week this morning after our two-hour meeting together. I thought that I would have had enough self-control to give the cursory and expected “I’m doing pretty good” and then quickly flip it around by asking him how he was...

Laziness vs. Relaxation

“Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest” (Jesus, Matthew 11:28). Okay, this topic has been on my heart for quite sometime, so I wanted to help clear up the confusion and pray that this leads to greater rest-seeking...

God Rest Ye Merry, Gentlemen

“So there is a special rest still waiting for the people of God. For anyone who enters God’s rest also rests from his own work, just as God did from his. Let us, therefore, make every effort to enter that rest…” (Hebrews 4:10). God commands that we take time to...

Stop to Rest

Honestly, the topic of rest is about as far from my mind as possible – and maybe yours too. I literally am running down my “to do” list in an effort to get a family of four out of town for a few days. The laundry needs doing, the dogs need a place to...

Guard Your Heart

“Be still, and know that I am God.” – Psalm 46:10 “Above all else,  guard your heart, for everything you do flows from it.” – Proverbs 4:23 They say a picture is worth a thousand words and if you are lucky enough to have met my...