Peace, rest, quiet, relaxation, serenity. In our busy, noisy stressful lives we yearn for moments of safety and calm – where we can find rest for our souls. Without these havens of reverie and renewal, our lives can become devoid of meaning, and we can lose all sense of identity.
God desires to draw us into quiet communion with him. By finding our source of strength and purpose in our Father’s loving embrace, we can keep perspective, set priorities, and experience a proactive peace – rather than just reacting and struggling to find our center.
In Christ we are made whole, our hearts heal from relational wounds, and our lives as God’s children take shape. Resting in His arms we are renewed and reborn. Waiting for his words and emptying ourselves of this world, we can find true fulfillment and eternal love.
The peace that passes all understanding is greater than the cacophony of clamor and confusion. Allow the Prince of Peace to draw you near. He is Heaven’s Door and he created you to know him intimately and eternally. He is the One and Only Refuge and Redeemer – our Renewing Rescuer and Restorer.
How will you respond to his invitation to enter his rest?
Jesus calls: “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” (Matthew 11:28-30)