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The Quest for Rest | Sacred Rest by Cheryl Wunderlich

The Quest for Rest

The Quest for Rest

The Quest for Rest Be strong and courageous, because you will lead these people to inherit the land I swore to their ancestors to give them. — Joshua 1:6 Every epic quest has peril, an evil villain, an insurmountable problem, a hero, and a spectacular ending when all is made right. Joshua and the Israelites’

Rest in The Lord

Raising a family is a rewarding calling. but let’s face it: when we’re knee deep in dirty dishes and diapers, it can be an exhausting one! As moms, we are called upon to fill so many roles in our children’s lives: chefs and chauffeurs, nursemaids and nannies, teachers and coaches, party planners and personal assistants…

A Yoke for Rest?

In Jesus’ day, farmers used a yoke — a kind of collar — to link two oxen to each other. The yoke was then attached to some other object, such as a plow. Linked by the yoke, the two oxen could then work together, pulling whatever burden was attached to the yoke. Jesus applies this

Finding Solitude

After He had dismissed them, He went up on a mountainside by Himself to pray. Later that night, He was there alone. — Matthew 14:23 I had just sat down on the couch. Finally! The day was over. I popped open my laptop to check a few e-mails and read the news. The kids were

Retreat!

“I want honey in my tea. And a lemon slice too! Oh, and can I use great-grandma’s teacup, pretty please? I’ll be super careful. Pinky promise!”, my then five-year-old daughter sweetly begged. We were enjoying our afternoon mother-daughter ritual while her two baby brothers napped. Each day we pulled out china teacups and saucers from

Feed Your Body with Rest

Feed Your Body with Rest And my God will meet all your needs according to the riches of His glory in Christ Jesus. — Philippians 4:19 When you look over the course of your day, are there times for rest? Are there moments you can catch your breath, sit down, and reflect? Or are you

Take Long Walks

In the high-speed, go-go-go nature of our everyday lives, taking care of ourselves can often fall to the wayside. It gets smothered under other needs — and suddenly we’re left feeling worn-out and sick. Our shoulders tense from stress, we’ve been eating way too much fast food, and we’re having constant aches and pains. Does

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