31 Days of Five Minute Writes

Reasons to Praise: Day 12 – Rest

“Rest”

Defined as the cessation of work, exertion, or activity. Both external and internal.

The physical labor of accomplishing a task.

The inward labor of trying to come up with solutions. Of worrying. Of anxiety. Triggered by challenges. Uncertainty. Feelings of helplessness.

Rest. To be at peace. The inner turmoil stilled.

“Be at rest once more, O my soul,” the psalmist wrote, “For the LORD has been good to you.”

Breathe deep. Exhale slow. Look up. Trust. Rest.

He is in control. Always.

This post is number 12 in the series “Reasons to Praise.” Joining Kate Motaung for 31 days of Five Minute Free Writes.

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