Friday, March 15, 2013

Rest...

I'm not sure what a mom of four under 5 has to say about rest... other than there's not a lot of it around here!

But it occurs to me that my life is not going to slow down much at all for quite awhile so perhaps I need to find a way to find rest in the meantime or go crazy in the process.

So what can rest look like in the middle of a busy and demanding life?

Perhaps it's a cup of tea and 5 minutes to read a good book.  Maybe a long shower while (most of) the kids are napping.  Hopefully it's time to be outside on a sunny day.

Somehow I think it's really finding rest in knowing that no matter how many things are undone at the end of the day, we have still done what was necessary.  Focusing on what's truly important and leaving the "rest" up to Him! 

Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. 
                                                                                               ~ Matthew 11:28 (KJV)


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2 lovely comments:

Jacque @ Mercy Found Me said...

Ahh, yes, find rest or go crazy in the meantime. As a fellow mother of five I'm with you in that and wrestling through this season...craving rest too. Blessings to you!

Mama Griffith, said...

Those crazy days and nights! Hang in there...rest will come, but your right you have to snatch up the bits and pieces in your day otherwise you'll find yourself falling asleep playing with wooden thomas trains ;)