A lovely post by a new Christian blogger, Julia at TheBelovedStories –LD
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I don’t want to write about rest. I’ve been putting it off because I haven’t had time. Ironic.
Rest sounds weak, selfish. The sabbath is an outdated tradition and I’m a 21st century Christian. If I rest, I am doing this Jesus thing wrong.
Actually, if I rest, I realize I am doing this Jesus thing wrong. If I pause for five minutes, I learn how exhausted I am, how hungry I am for these words, “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you…
Rest.” (Matthew 11:28, NIV)
Rest. If I do it, I dare to discover my great need for Jesus. I learn the victory of the Gospel is not up to me, but up to Him. Yikes. Say hello to my ugly pride.
Get this: when I refuse to rest, I lose sight…
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