Discipline, Uncategorized

Rest

Kanayo wrote down all my thoughts in this post!!! This is a very solid post and I encourage everyone to read it.

I take retreats from people and social media twice a year. Just had one and wow I would say it was very much needed. We get so busy planning the next big accomplishment that we don’t stop to enjoy all that’s been accomplished and just do nothing. In the process, hear clearly from God and gain uncommon wisdom to plan for our next levels.

KANAYO

I felt incredibly tired and worn out last week and despite all efforts to ‘rest’, I still felt exhausted. It reached a point where I had to ask God to ‘give me strength’ and in providing His strength, He also renewed my understanding of REST.

Rest is not supposed to be this thing that you collapse into after an exhausting day or season. Rest is supposed to be your starting point. We should start from a place of rest.

There is so much comfort in knowing that our Lord and Saviour Jesus, walked and didn’t run. He lived an unhurried life, yet His purpose and mission were unquestionably fulfilled. Take home message: Busy does not equal to purpose.

Another renewed perspective that I received about ‘rest’ during my quiet time, is that I have permission to do nothing. I have permission to say ‘no’. I have permission to be strategic…

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Inspirational, LAML Spotlight, Uncategorized

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Contributions, Inspirational, LAML Spotlight, Uncategorized

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Contributions, LAML Spotlight, Uncategorized

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Discipline, Inspirational

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Discipline, Inspirational, Uncategorized

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Inspirational, relationships

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Inspirational, Uncategorized

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Discipline, Inspirational, relationships, Uncategorized

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Challenges, Discipline, relationships

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