Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Peace, Be Still




"Be still, and know that I am God! (Psalm 46:10 NRS)

“Where did the summer go? Two months ago I had all of these great intentions. Now it’s almost time for back to school!”

My friend’s frustration certainly mirrored my own at times.  How often have I lamented, “If I just had the time I would…” But then the much-needed gift of time was wasted.

Or was it?

Engaging life at a different and slower pace is a gift.  Give yourself permission not to have to produce every moment. There is a saying, “We are human beings, not human doings.”

Simply ‘being’ rather than ‘doing’ is a gift in itself.

A scripture meditation to help you relax and enjoy that difference.
Sit comfortably in a place free from distractions for just three minutes.
Breathe deeply and focus on one line for each minute
“Be still and know that I am God.”
“Be still.”
“Be.”

May the peace that surpasses all understanding be with you now and forever more. Amen


Image “Poppy” by Dan courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net

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