A Bend In the Road – REST!

At some point along our journey in life, often many times, we might face a choice:

  • Do we keep on trying to rely on our own strength and try harder and harder?
  • Or do we seek something greater than us to lift us up and carry us along when we’ve just about given out?

Our culture encourages us to be totally self-sufficient, strong, have it all together….but what if we aren’t and don’t?!? It’s OK, and you don’t have to pretend anymore. I hope this is refreshing and inspiring hear, and that you will believe it: we were not created to live that way. There is rest.

One of my favorite quotes is from a dear friend who is older and wiser than me and has walked along life’s road through many trials: “Life is hard, but it’s good.” Thank you Marge! When she shared that with me, I was so pooped out along a low road on a slow haul, but she was right.

There is hope. There is a reason life can be hard and good at the same time. You never have to go it alone.

From FOCUS Ministries Domestic Violence and Domestic Abuse Help

♥ Action: No matter where you are in life right now, I hope and pray you will take some time to let go, and go to God. Rest, talk to Him, ask Him for all that you need right now. With love and prayers, RJ

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