Because…Sometimes Rest is the Best Choice

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Because, my eyes can barely stay open, after two and a half hours of sleep in the past three days.

I think I’m hitting the wall, but there’s just one more thing I can squeeze in.

Because 5 minutes of writing seems like a good thing to do, despite my heavy lids.

But, I confess it has been worth it.

All because the Doctor said “Bronchitis” and I had been dragging my weary behind around like a sad sack of potatoes.

When those meds went through me I was like Wonder Woman! I rearranged the living room, washed the floor, dusted, swept.

I was like non-stop Nellie meets the Energizer Bunny ON steroids.

But now I am feeling it…and I know rest is also good. Needful.

Because He Himself gives it.

Oh, Lord…balance these good medicines out for this daughter and give me your rest. It is good to get a lot done.

But, it is also good to rest.

May you also give rest to those souls who need it even more than getting their To-Do Lists done today, Lord.

 

Then, because so many people were coming and going that they did not even have a chance to eat, he said to them, “Come with me by yourselves to a quiet place and get some rest.” Mark 6:31

 

 

And now I think I really am going to try to get some rest…Amen. Joining in with Kate and the girls…it’s been a while!

 

 

Additionally linking with Bonnie and acknowledging her beautiful prompt: Be Here Now…

and Missional Woman for Faith -Filled Friday

And Barbie’s Weekend Brew

 

9 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. susieklein
    Sep 26, 2014 @ 10:27:12

    Take care of your little body, ok? let me know if you are up to a skype date today. I am now only 1 hour ahead of you! Yay!

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  2. micey
    Sep 26, 2014 @ 16:52:11

    Oh boy. Get some rest and feel better!

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  3. Barbie
    Sep 27, 2014 @ 02:08:20

    Get that much needed rest my friend!

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  4. annb48
    Sep 27, 2014 @ 07:35:49

    Take care of yourself Dawn!

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  5. joanneviola
    Sep 27, 2014 @ 07:46:07

    May you get the rest your body is in need of. Amazing how one word takes us all in such different directions 🙂 Blessings!

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  6. Simply Beth
    Sep 27, 2014 @ 07:51:20

    Hope you are able to get the rest you need to feel better soon. Blessings. Visiting from Barbie’s.

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  7. bluecottonmemory
    Sep 27, 2014 @ 22:09:24

    I really need a rest, a refreshing – but not yet at this part of my stage of my journey. Praying that Shaddai refresh and restore you!

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  8. elizabethfstewart
    Sep 28, 2014 @ 00:51:43

    WoW! Usually you sleep more when you’re sick! Hoping you can get some good rest now. So happy to be next to you at Barbie’s!

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