Tag Archives: rest

Taking a Break

Every couple of years or so, I take an extended break from writing this blog. Now is one of those times. The Bible recommends an occasional long rest from your labors, so I am taking sort of a sabbatical for … Continue reading

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Back in the Saddle

After a two week break, I’m back in front of the keyboard again. My time away from writing this blog gave me time to rest and reflect. Here are a few observations: First, the Bible is reliable when it recommends—and … Continue reading

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Time to Rest

One of the things we notice about Jesus is that he often took time to get away from the hectic demands of life so that he could be alone to pray. Mark 1:35 says, “Very early in the morning, while … Continue reading

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Rest for the Weary

Researchers attached monitors to some Alpine swifts to record their activities. They were shocked to discover that these migrating birds apparently flew nonstop for 200 days. The birds stayed airborne for more than six months! Any eating, drinking or sleeping … Continue reading

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Preferred Rest

My mother had her shoulder replaced a couple of days ago. Since she had a private room in the hospital, my wife spent the past two nights with her. She says she slept pretty well in the recliner chair that … Continue reading

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