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RUN/REST Day 00

Stress. Anxiety. Chaos. Hustle. Worry. Busyness. These are words you might be thinking about, talking about, and experiencing pretty regularly.

In today’s world, it sometimes feels like we’re stuck running a race to get things done, be the best, hang out with everyone, do everything, and earn everyone’s approval. Sure, it’s good to have goals, but sometimes all of those goals can burn us out.


If you’ve felt a little tired recently, the next 40 days are for you. We all know what it’s like to feel physically tired, but some of us might be feeling tired in more than just our bodies. When we spend so much time running from one thing to the next, our souls can get tired too.

But this isn’t the kind of life Jesus came to give us.


Jesus came to give us life — a life that’s full, not of schedules, worry, or hustle, but full of joy, peace, hope, and abundance.

So for the next 40 days, here’s what we’re going to do. When you see these daily prompts, take just a moment to:

Pause.

Read.

Observe.

Apply.

Pray.

REST.

For the next 40 days, what do you think could happen if you made it a habit to RUN — not toward more busyness or distractions, but to God?

For the next 40 days, what do you think could happen if you made it a habit to REST in God’s presence and truth?

Let’s find out. Because if you want to keep running, you’ve got to learn how to rest.


BY APRIL WAHL | GROW


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