Finding Rest in the Everyday: 3 Tips for the Restless

I will refresh the weary and satisfy the faint.

(Jeremiah 31:25 NIV)


It’s a few days before autumn, and somehow in the beauty of changing seasons, comes a time where a lot of people get…sick. And it happened to me.

I got sick.

The kind of I-have-to-cancel-plans-again sick. The kind that keeps you up all night coughing then makes you take a 3-hour-not-30-minute-like-I-planned nap in the afternoon. 

And over the past two weeks of losing my voice, I’ve learned a few things about getting better. 

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Your Status Doesn’t Matter: God Can Still Use You

And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that having all sufficiency in all things at all times, you may abound in every good work.

(2 Corinthians 9:8 ESV)


What’s holding you back?

Too many times we believe the idea that we need to “level up” before God uses us. That we need to look a certain way first, make a certain amount of money first, figured out this or that first, get (insert a major goal of yours) first.

And trust me, I’ve been there, too. We live in a world that demands certain qualifications before the job, the school, the opportunity, the next step. We often base our value on our resumes or the amount of likes we get on Instagram. 

But what if none of these things really mattered?

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