I spent the entire day in bed on yesterday!! Who would have guessed that a full day in bed was just what the doctor ordered. I certainly didn’t! Every time I made up my mind to get up and do something, a voice spoke to me and said “Be Still”. For those of you who know me, being still is not something that comes naturally to me. But on yesterday, I hearkened to the voice… and remained still.
This morning I woke up with pep in my step, a smile on my face, and peace in my heart beyond measure. I was calm, cool, and collected even though I have a full day ahead of me. My day will run until about 11 tonight, and that didn’t even concern me. I will spend about 10 hours today teaching and speaking… and I didn’t even feel overwhelmed. Who knew that yesterday would give me the renewed energy and fuel to start fresh today with a completely different perspective on everything? Who knew, I certainly did not.
Do you know what you need right now to get a fresh start and new energy? Maybe you need a nap or a day in bed like I had on yesterday. Maybe you need a walk in the park, time alone, or time in prayer. Maybe you need to lay off of the chocolate and grab an apple. Maybe you need to stop looking at what everyone else needs to do and look at the woman in the mirror.
Who knew that yesterday would bring me all that it brought me, I didn’t, but because I was obedient to the voice of God, I was able to experience exactly what I needed to continue on my journey. I didn’t know, but now I do. Stop whatever you are doing and ask God to direct you to that place of renewal for you. There is rest for the weary!