Friday, December 21, 2012

No wonder sleep deprivation is a torture tactic

Day 21: Rest

"Then Jesus said, 'Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.'" Matthew 11:28 (NLT)

Sleep is short at our house these days. C is nearly 4 months old, and we're lucky if he sleeps in a 4-hour stretch...it's been more like *maybe* 3 hours.

I find that I can go with it for quite a while...until I suddenly hit my breaking point. And then my body just can't do it anymore...it least without a large amount of frustration.

And so often I'm like that with spiritual weariness as well. I will go until I hit a brick wall, collapsing under the weight of whatever it might be.

But it doesn't have to be that way. God promises rest.

And let me tell you, I don't want to fight taking a nap on some Mighty shoulders!


* Tomorrow's promise: Peace - John 14:27
* The inspiration behind this series comes from a list of 25 promises of God from a blog post over at Our Out-of-Sync-Life

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