Thoughts on Rest

Recently, a friend lovingly questioned whether I was capable of sitting back and doing nothing.  His inquiry was part of a discussion of a church role that requires less doing and more being – being available, being present, listening.  His question has challenged me to consider how comfortable I am with doing nothing, with resting.  The Lord promises us rest but there are definite times when I find it difficult, unproductive, even undesirable.  Yes, there are times that I enjoy the promise of rest, the anticipation of rest, more than… Continue reading Thoughts on Rest