25 Encouraging Scriptures for Rest and Relaxation

Lynn Dove's Journey Thoughts

 I will be heading off in a week for some much needed R & R (Rest and Relaxation) and to spend some good quality family time camping.  So I thought I would post some encouraging Scripture verses that will soothe the heart and mind and rejuvenate the soul!

Genesis 2: 2-3 “And on the seventh day God finished his work that he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work that he had done. So God blessed the seventh day and made it holy, because on it God rested from all his work that he had done in creation.”

Exodus 20:8-11“Remember the Sabbath day, to keep it holy. Six days you shall labor, and do all your work, 10 but the seventh day is a Sabbath to the Lord your God. On it you shall not do any work, you, or your son, or your daughter, your…

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Crawl if you need to.

For you, Wiley.

Rachel Karman

My sweet friend,

You are brave, but life is hard.

I get that.

Somedays the walls that keep you safe will feel like prisons.

There will be days when the rain that cleanses your soul will threaten to drown you.

And yet others when the darkness that once brought distress, feels more like a cozy blanket, protecting you from the world you fear will devour you.

The heart is weird like that, full of dichotomies that menace even the most centered of souls.

But what if you’re not one of those? What if you always feel a little left of centered? What if you wonder when the scales will give way and tip altogether?

It’s a scary place, this world is, when you’ve spent years seeking answers that only seem to foster more questions, more fear.

It’s ok.

Keep asking questions.

Keep showing up.

Run when you can.

Crawl if…

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Aylan Kurdi’s death recreated by 30 people dressed as Syrian boy on Moroccan beach – Mirror Online

The image of Aylan’s lifeless corpse slumped on the sand has since sparked international outrage over Europe’s migration crisis

Source: Aylan Kurdi’s death recreated by 30 people dressed as Syrian boy on Moroccan beach – Mirror Online