Are you tired or worn out yet? It’s one of the busiest seasons of the year, and the vast majority of people tend to overextend themselves during the holidays—overextend their energy, overextend their budget, and some even overextend their welcome (but that’s for a different post at another time). A phrase from a Christmas carol has been stuck in my head the past week: a weary world rejoices. I’ve felt a bit weary as of late, and I’m sure many others have also after the past two years we’ve endured. One thing I know, is that I don’t want to start 2022 the same way I’m finishing 2021, and I know that a healthier new year starts with rest. Read more for how to start the new year off right.
Have you ever juggled your need to get much done with your need to be restored through rest in God? Just as work is valuable, rest has great value. It is easier for me to get caught up in the busyness of my day than to make time for rest. Rest requires courage. In today’s post, Dr. Saundra Dalton-Smith shares about the value of rest in God. Take the quiz to find out what type of rest you’re missing.