Category Archives: Rest

LIVING STILLNESS

There is a perfect passivity which is not indolence. It is a living stillness born of trust. In this effort of ours to bring into manifestation the good which we know belongs to every child of God, it is when … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Comfort, Faith, God, Healing, Mind, Peace, Receiving, Rest, Silence, Trust

SABBATH

As we meet with problems of every nature–conflicts, enemies, hatred, persecution, injustice–we no longer try to reach out to remove them either physically or mentally, but we rest in His word. We rest from all power, and God works the … Continue reading

Posted in Comfort, Faith, God, Guidance, Healing, Listening, Meditation, Power, Rest, Silence, Spirit

PERFECT CREATION – PERFECT PSALM

There is a short simple Psalm–the twenty-third, written by an ancient Palestine shepherd in shepherd’s pictorial language, which through the centuries has impressed almost all types of minds as a picture of life that belongs in the list of perfect … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Faith, God, Guidance, Life, Perfection, Protection, Psalm 23, Rest, Trust, Wisdom

CLOUDS of GOLD

“In the summer of 1892, a young British physician named Wilfred Grenfell arrived at the Labrador coast aboard the medical vessel Albert. He would spend the rest of his life providing medical services to Labrador and northern Newfoundland.”  – Youtube, … Continue reading

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INFINITE LADDER

In a peaceful rural location near Lexington, Kentucky, there is a Shaker village restoration “Pleasant Hill”. Years ago, we went there many times when visiting family. After enjoying the excellent Shaker-style food at the restaurant, we wandered the settlement, trying … Continue reading

Posted in Freedom, Growth, Life, Peace, Rest, Truth, Vocation, Work

AFFIRMATION – RECEIVING

We are frequently encouraged to “give,” but can only give what we have received. In simple terms, affirmation and gratitude are the receiving modes in spiritual life. When we give, what joy we feel when the gift is happily, enthusiastically … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmation, Comfort, Death, God, Guidance, Hope, Mercy, Protection, Receiving, Rest, Soul, Trust

PERSONAL SABBATH

An enduring memory is from a book by Erich Fromm, You Shall Be as Gods, 1969. (As I recall without the book at hand,) Fromm described the Jewish concept of Sabbath as a time for assimilation of the work accomplished … Continue reading

Posted in Giving, Guidance, Healing, Listening, Peace, Power, Receiving, Rest, Vocation