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God gives me rest from anxiously working to meet my own needs.

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  It is useless for you to work so hard from early morning until late at night, anxiously working for food to eat; for God gives rest to his loved ones. Psalm 127:2 I get caught in the trap of anxiously working to meet my financial needs because I fear God won’t provide. I work every waking hour trying to earn a few bucks a month, but it’s never enough! God gives us rest from this type of anxiety by promising to meet our basic needs.       You have been reading 60 Biblical Affirmations for Anxiety. You might prefer to purchase a copy for your eReader at one of the following booksellers.             Your purchase helps put a meal on my table. Thank you!     Like the images? Order the Deck of 60 Cards Anxious for Nothing Deck: 60 Biblical Affirmation Cards for Anxiety   Available Only at The Game Crafter    ...

The Quitter’s Manual: Finding Rest in a World Gone Berserk by Jeremy Mangerchine

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I was initially intrigued by the title, The Quitter’s Manual: Finding Rest in a World Gone Berserk, and I assumed the book would talk about how to quit our digital habits. In part, it did start on that note, but where the author went from there caught me by surprise and a pleasant one at that. When I first began to realize where this was headed, I asked myself, “What does quitting (as in the title) have to do with rest?” The author soon answered this question as if he had read my mind: What does quitting have to do with rest? Quitting has everything to do with rest, yet it is one of the most difficult things for many humans to do. From the cradle to the grave, you are taught that you must do certain things in order to remain spiritual or grow spiritually. You are told that you must perform and jump through hoops. It is simply not so. You see, you have already been made like...

Beth Redman (@BethRedman) on Running the Christian Race in High Heels

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It makes us feel good to look nice, doesn’t it? C’mon, it’s true for guys as much as gals. In fact, in the past decade or so, it seems as if the men have outrun the women on being fashion conscious. Wearing nice clothes isn’t always practical. I live in Montana and we’re rather plain folks. Whenever I see a woman dressed up and wearing makeup, I think, You’re not from around here. It’s like an attention-grabbing siren alerting others that you’re not in-step with the flow of life in Montana. For one thing, your feet are going to get cold, wet, and muddy in those shoes because of all the melting snow. You really need to wear the right shoes for the job, don’t you? One such time is when you’re running a race.   Do you see what this means—all these pioneers who blazed the way, all these veterans cheering us on? It means we’d better get on with it. Strip down, start running—and...