Facing My Tomorrows

What is it about tomorrow that gets me into such a knot? Even when I slow down and give thanks for the blessings I have in my life today, as we did last week in From Anxious to Thankful, often there is a quiet question lurking under the surface. The question is like the single … Continue reading Facing My Tomorrows

From Anxious to Thankful

One of the biggest hesitations I had with starting an anti-anxiety blog was the reality that I still wrestle with anxiety from time to time. My blog may be called A Life at Rest, but this week has been rough. I’ve had moments where my mind is fixed steadily on true things, and others where … Continue reading From Anxious to Thankful

We Need to Talk – Part 2 (Building Community)

Welcome! Last week we talked about honesty and openness: the importance of looking ourselves in the eye and presenting everything we see to the Lord, and the benefit of letting helpful people speak truth into our lives. (Check out that post here.) Today, let’s talk about one of the main purposes of honesty and openness: … Continue reading We Need to Talk – Part 2 (Building Community)

We Need to Talk – Part 1 (Honesty and Openness)

Hey everyone. I can’t believe I’ve been blogging for six weeks already. Thank you so much for the comments and messages. They have been so encouraging. Today I thought I’d have a little different tone, considering the topic. So grab a mug of hot liquid and a comfy chair. We need to talk. Remember all … Continue reading We Need to Talk – Part 1 (Honesty and Openness)

Gas Tanks, Checklists, and Burnout

I hate falling behind. And when I say hate, I mean hate with the blinding heat of a thousand suns. I adore feeling productive. I love the calculated assurance that I’m getting stuff done. The measurable indication that I’m not only on the right track, but I’m moving along said track at an acceptable clip. … Continue reading Gas Tanks, Checklists, and Burnout