Rest is for the unweary, too.
We often think that in our busy lives we'll make time for rest when we are really tired. However, it seems much easier to just keep going because there's things to do, people to see, places to go, projects to finish....AND we really want to do all those things especially when we momentum working with us.
However, if we wait until we are really really tired to rest, it may be that we've waited too long and it will take even longer to recharge. Plus we may have run ourselves right down to becoming sick and being forced to stop.
The reality is that God didn't create us to go go go go go. As our Creator, He knew we'd need to rest and set the example for us by resting from all His works on the seventh day. Taking the time to rest once a week - and I mean really rest - keeps you from reaching that point of exhaustion that can be so hard to recover from.
That weekly break in an unweary state of mind can be the perfect opportunity to review, reflect, regroup, recharge - providing an even better quality of life for the week ahead.
It's worth a try, don't you think, to spend one day a week to just rest.
*Participating in Five Minute Free Writes
October 2014 - Day 12