We were designed to have rest in order to reach our full potential. We rest about 1/3 of every day via sleep.
God called for us to work 6 days and rest on the seventh day. So, we are to rest one day/week.
For many of us who are driven, we can see rest as a waste of time.
However, rest was intended to benefit us in ways we may not have recognized.
In the past, I worked seven days/week. I constantly worked whether it was actual work or reading business journals and books while on vacation. I rarely turned my mind off from work.
This lifestyle came to a halt about 20 years ago when my wife, Joy, called this vicious cycle to my attention and let me know that I was robbing my family of their time.
Whoa…that was a moment I will not forget!
To help us shift from being on all the time to being off at least one day/week, here are some benefits we receive from rest: Read more