“Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.” – Exodus 20:8
Rest and relax. You do enough. You are enough. God is pleased with you and He’s proud of you. You’re not what you’ve done. You’re not your trophies. You are beloved sons and daughters of God. Some of us work way too hard and we need to learn what it means to recapture the joy of rest and fun that is most commonly found in the rhythm of Sabbath. You will do great things for God if you can just learn to let go. It’s time to move from a life of closed fisted control to opening up your soul to the good things that come from God. That happens through a rhythm of Sabbath. This is a rhythm of rest, time with your family, a time to gather with others for worship, and a time to realign your identity with the truth. You’re loved by God just as you are and not as you should be. You’re not alone. Whatever you’re going through, God’s with you. He’s on your side. He’s for you. Remember to rest, relax, and recapture the joy God has in store for you!
PRAYER: Dear Lord, thank you for loving me just as I am. Please help me to be intentional about getting into a rhythm of rest. Amen.
REFLECTION: How can I be intentional today about building a rhythm of rest in my life?