It All Ties Together
REST in the Arms of the Almighty.
At the end of the day you can rest when you know you've given your best and can trust God with the particulars of world order and personal progress and provision. Learn to say no to some things so you can say yes to others. There are demands for our time and attention everywhere. Be intentional about rest!
EXERCISE your freedom to choose to be kind, generous, and willing to discipline yourself in right living. Take up hobbies that refresh your soul. Do charitable work for others. It doesn't have to be to a specific organization, non profit or population. A while back I spent two hours mentoring a young personal trainer who is just getting started in the business. Recently, I had someone spend two hours mentoring and speaking into me. What a beautiful circle. You get the idea.
DIET. You need to feed your soul strength just as you feed your physical body for strength. What are you feeding on? Be careful about your conversations. Be thoughtful in what you select to read and watch. I encourage you to select a devotional or morning scriptures from the Bible. You will find yourself with greater Peace and ability to "manage" life when you've feasted on scripture. Pray. Time spent reflecting and speaking to the Creator also has cleansing and relaxing qualities. It's like yoga for the soul. Take time to reflect. Journal. Write down dreams, ideas and aspirations. Set goals. It is a beautiful form of release and expression.
When you pay attention to your spirit, your Rest-Exercise-Diet (my R.E.D. Flag's of Wellness ©️), you will notice you have greater balance and perspective in all of life. Refreshed and Blessed! ~Nicole
"..and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God."