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Count Sheep: Routines for Deep Sleep

Count Sheep: Routines for Deep Sleep

Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense. — Ralph Waldo

Rhythms of Renewal: Get Quiet

CREATE SPACE AND LISTEN  Without great solitude, no serious work is possible. ~ Pablo Picasso Growing up, I always considered myself an extrovert. I never declined an invitation or opportunity to hang with friends. If homework or studying for a test threatened to get in the way, I’d pull an all-nighter. College life suited me.

Wrapping Up Rhythms of Renewal OBS!

God pours into us in the still and silent places so He can pour us out in the world He loves. ~ Rebekah Lyons It’s wrap-up week already, friends! It’s time to grab your study guides and review our journey together, and if you haven’t finished the videos, or you want to rewatch them and

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 5 — Create

  Create helps us build the Kingdom, grow the Church, and make us more like Him. ~ Rebekah Lyons For we are God’s workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works which God prepared in advance for us to do. — Ephesians 2:10 The blank page. Sometimes it stares back at me with a

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 4 — Connect

Every one of us wants to be fully known and with that… be fully loved. When you’re vulnerable and alone, you’re afraid, but when you’re vulnerable with other people, you become brave. ~ Rebekah Lyons My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this: to

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 3 — Restore

God invites us a wholeness that isn’t just mind, isn’t just body, and isn’t just spirit. But, it’s the culmination of all those things coming under submission to what God intends for us. Physically, mentally, and emotionally. Restoration brings us back to life. ~ Rebekah Lyons I’ll give you a full life in the emptiest

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 2 — Rest

God put rest in us because rest is necessary for vitality and flourishing. ~ Rebekah Lyons Are you tired? Worn out? Burned out on religion? Come to Me. Get away with Me and you’ll recover your life. I’ll show you how to take a real rest. Walk with Me and work with Me — watch

Rhythms of Renewal OBS Week 1 — Living in Rhythm

God created in rhythm. ~ Rebekah Lyons But Jesus often withdrew to lonely places and prayed. — Luke 5:16 Welcome to the Rhythms of Renewal Online Bible Study with our teacher and friend, Rebekah Lyons. Hey, friends! I’m Laurie McClure, editor at FaithGateway. If you’ve done studies with us before then we’ve already met. But,

Do The Heart Work: Examine and Confess

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. — Reinhold Niebuhr One fateful day in June, I found myself poring over volumes of photos on my computer. I was on a tight project deadline, so naturally, scrolling

Rebekah Lyons Invites You to Rhythms of Renewal

Rhythm is something intentional that we decide that we’re going to do every day. And, renewal is to repair something that has been broken down or worn out. Rhythms of Renewal is God inviting us in to a cadence with Him. Where we rest with Him and He leads us. He wants to be our

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