This weekend Fletch and I had a miniature (less than 24 hours) getaway to the lake. The last few weeks have consisted of more 6 day work weeks than 5 and I have found myself restarting each new week with less and less energy. After I got off work on Saturday, Fletch and I headed to the lake for a little change of scenery. The time at the lake was just what I needed to recharge my batteries. Saturday night felt like a slumber party...we made milkshakes and watched movies on TV.
This morning we woke up slow and then sat by the lake and read and soaked up some Vitamin D. Our furry friend also enjoyed the quick trip, she loves the lake!
Today was a good reminder of our need for humans as rest. In a fast paced world we forget that the Lord calls us to rest. Too often I find myself relying on my own strength to get through the day or get through the week, and once I am completely exhausted and at the end of my own strength I give my struggle over to the Lord.
"The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not be in want. He makes me lie down in green pastures, he leads me beside still waters, he restores my soul." -Psalm 23:1-3