• Rest in God's Faithfulness
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    Rest in God’s Faithfulness

    Throw yourself upon God’s faithfulness as you do upon your bed, bringing all your weariness to His dear rest. Charles Spurgeon There’s just something lovely about going to bed. Sure, it might take some persuasion to get me to put down my book and actually fall asleep, but once I’m under the blankets and the lights are out, I’m happy.  For a little bit, I don’t have to worry about work or school or writing. It’ll all be there in the morning. But now I get to rest.  Maybe you find that comfortable resting place snuggled in your favorite recliner. Or in a hammock at the beach. Somewhere your worries…

  • Finding Your Balance
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    Finding Your Balance

    Plant your feet shoulder-width apart and imagine you are rooted to the floor. Pull your shoulders back and take a deep breath. Let it reach all the way to the bottom of your lungs.  Re-center yourself.   That’s what the happiness coach said to do when dealing with work stress and I’m not sure I’m buying it. Sure, everyone needs to take a minute every once and a while and just breathe. When the phone won’t stop ringing, you have twenty unread emails in your inbox, and your kid needs help with his science project, it’s way too easy to get snappish. To feel so overwhelmed that you just want to…