Real restApril 30 - May 7, 2017

Life can be overly full. How do we keep up?

"Six days you shall labor and do all your work, but the seventh day is a sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, neither you, nor your son or daughter, nor your male or female servant, nor your animals, nor any foreigner residing in your towns. For in six days the Lord made the heavens and the earth, the sea, and all that is in them, but he rested on the seventh day. Therefore the Lord blessed the Sabbath day and made it holy." (Exodus 20:9-11)

Does that mean we just have less time to get things done?

Step away from the earthquakes in your life

"And behold, the Lord passed by, and a great and strong wind tore into the mountains and broke the rocks in pieces before the Lord, but the Lord was not in the wind; and after the wind an earthquake, but the Lord was not in the earthquake; and after the earthquake a fire, but the Lord was not in the fire; and after the fire a still small voice." (1 Kings 19:11-12)

"Peace has in it confidence in the Lord, that He directs all things, and provides all things, and that He leads to a good end." (Emanuel Swedenborg, Secrets of Heaven 8455)

Daily Inspiration

"People with the gift of a heavenly sense of autonomy also have serenity and peace. They trust in the Lord, believe that nothing bad can touch them, and know that perverse desires will not plague them"

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