The Rest can be a love-hate relationship. When I realize how much I have, how much I want, and how much I waste, I get annoyed. After the initial emotion of annoyance, I quickly become grateful. Gratitude is a wonderful benefit that comes out of The Rest. The Rest changes me; it does.
Welcome to My January Rest’s Wrap-up! This January flew by, but my girl was happy to see it go: she … More
I looked at my scraggly aloe plant this morning and I felt her pain. Seated beside a chilly window, during the … More
When winter hits and the year-end holidays retreat like a tide gone back out to sea, I am left wanting to rest. Rest; the kind that changes weary into wonderful.
The LIEBSTER Award A very big shout out to Innervoice for nominating me for the “LIEBSTER AWARD.” I am grateful that you … More
We had a slow meal and a long, heartfelt talk. This is part of what MJR is designed for—rest for my soul.
From 2015 (last year’s) recap: Mindlessness is the opposite of thoughtfulness. My January Rest causes me to focus, specifically, and occasionally tediously, on reprioritizing what I give my time, talent, and treasures to.
Are you weary and in need of rest? You might need rest if: you have more ideas than umph you … More
A single month can seem like an eternity at times. That is why each new year requires careful consideration as … More
Friday night’s storm launched a sneak attack on our part of the country. It wasn’t that we hadn’t heard that … More
It’s my last day in the tent . . . at least for the season. But, will there even be … More
Thank you to my friends who asked me to write about this piece of artwork. I painted it, on stage, … More
I sit, read and pray rest here for a few moments stillness feeds my soul
Dinner was delicious! It was my first time eating out this the month! I planned that it was ok to … More
Although January hasn’t arrived yet, I am eagerly anticipating its arrival. an·tic·i·pa·tion an-ˌti-sə-ˈpā-shən\ a feeling of excitement about something that is … More