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Monday Morning Motivation – Rest

By: Curt Stowers

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Sometimes it helps to get a little dose of encouragement—along with a good cup of coffee!—to start the day. Today we discuss rest.

Hopefully the message below will help you get off to a good start for the week. Please feel free to forward the newsletter on to others that you think would benefit from the content.


I used to hate naps. What was I thinking?

Kidding aside, I try to pack more into every day than I should. However, over time I have come to understand that part of what I am packing into the day needs to be time to rest.

  • We are not designed to work continuously.

Instead, we are designed to work hard when we work and rest hard when we rest. There is a reason that on the seventh day God rested. It’s because He thought it was a GREAT idea for himself. There’s a reason that He included keeping the Sabbath day holy.

  • It’s because we need time to recharge our batteries.

That brings us to this week’s question:

  • Are you taking the time to rest?

Thanks for sharing a bit of your time with me this Monday morning 

Have a great week!



About MMM: Each week I publish “Monday Morning Motivation” in the hopes that at least one person will find a bit of inspiration and that this inspiration will have a positive impact on their life. My motivation comes from experiences, reading, sermons, and discussions.

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