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That Which Refreshes

By Brenda Jank Note: This post is Post #3 of our original series on rest and restoration. We are reposting some of our favorite articles because we believe they’re just as important today as ever. We hope …

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The Price Tag of Rest

By Brenda Jank There is a price to be paid for our chronic exhaustion. For some people, it’s apparent in the here and now: fleeting joy, fragmented relationships. Sometimes it comes and goes: bouts of sleepless nights, …

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The Rest Revolution

By Brenda Jank Note: This post is Post #1 of our original series on rest and restoration. We are reposting some of our favorite articles because we believe they’re just as important today as ever. We hope …

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Summer is Here!

By Brenda Jank For some, summer can be a time to hit pause, catch our breath, and survey the inner chambers of our hearts.  To set the stage for a deep dive and great joy, we are …

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Sculpting Your Day Away

By Brenda Jank Consider these elements when planning a personal retreat. 1. DecelerationUnwind.Catch your breath.Enjoy the activities you find relaxing and fun…hiking, reading, napping, cross-stitch…the sky is the limit! 2. PreparationJournal. Write a letter to God – …

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Solitude for Mom

By Brenda Jank As a mom who loves her kids, the best way for me to love them and honor God’s call on my life is to periodically move away from the familiar demands of life and …

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Rest in the 21st Century

By Brenda Jank My journey into rest began in 1991. It’s been a roller coaster. Acting out of sheer obedience to the Sabbath Commandment (once I swallowed hard and admitted I had been neglecting it my entire …

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Totality: A 3 Degree Difference

By Brenda Jank Living very close to the Solar Totality Pathway, I was content to remain where I was. I believed that 97 to 98% totality would still be a spectacular sight to behold. I was wrong …

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