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  • overtraining- when is it too much?
    At what point does over training occur?
    There is much debate when it comes to the idea of over training, and all sides have a good argument. While some say you can work out six to seven days a week, others swear that the body needs at least two solid days to recover. So at what point...
  • What it means 'to rest' from a Christian perspective
    What it means 'to rest' from a Christian perspective
    According to Hebrews 4:9, "There remains, then a Sabbath rest for the people of God." You might think you know what it means to rest. If you think to rest means to sit or lie down, you are not right. If you think to rest means to sleep,...
  • Place Called Hope - A Devotion
    Place Called Hope
    Psalm 91:1-2 (NLT)Those who live in the shelter of the Most High will find rest in the shadow of the Almighty. This I declare about the LORD: He alone is my refuge, my place of safety; he is my God, and I trust him.Being back in Hope Lodge is so...
  • Matthew 11:29-30
    Day 28 Lenten Scripture and Meditation: Matthew 11:28-30
    Scripture Reading: Matthew 11:28-30"Come unto me, all ye that labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls. For my yoke...
  • Find Rest
    Jesus, even in high demand, rested
    Imagine a situation with me. If you felt called by God to walk into a cancer ward and to pray for an individual and image that God healed that person. Immediately. The newly healed person felt healed and there was absolutely no sign of the cancer...
  • Get out of your head
    Get Out of Your Head
    20I well remember them, and my soul is downcast within me. 21Yet this I call to mind and therefore I have hope: 22Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. Lamentations 3:20-22Have you ever been so...
  • Rest and Recovery - You have EARNED IT
    Rest and Recovery - give your body time to heal
    Rest and recovery. One of the most import aspects of any workout program. Rest and recovery is also one of the most underused and overlooked parts of physical conditioning. All to often, people over look their day of rest and try to schedule in a...
  • Cultivate and inspire
    Cultivate and inspire
    On day 18 of the Deepak & Oprah Meditation the centering thought was titled, I play. I create. I succeed. Deepak shared, “Rest and play are not luxuries, it is part of our destiny to simply be. It is becoming more understood that play,...
  • thanks23
    30 Days of Thanks: November 23 - Be thankful for Sleep
    In this month of thanks come here daily for scripture and inspiration.On November 23, give thanks for sleep and rest.“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I...
  • Einstein
    Rest and recovery are cutting edge health aids for breakthroughs and solutions
    Solutions to our problems can often come from the most uncommon places.Albert Einstein solved the question of special relativity riding on a street car.Philo Farnsworth, at age 14, was plowing lines of potato fields when it occurred to him that an...
  • Need Some Relief - A Devotion
    Need Some Relief? - A Devotion
    Isaiah 26:2-4 (NLT)Open the gates to all who are righteous; allow the faithful to enter. You will keep in perfect peace all who trust in you, all whose thoughts are fixed on you! Trust in the LORD always, for the LORD GOD is the eternal Rock.Do...
  • Many people are not getting enough sleep, are you one of them?
    5 ways to ensure you get more sleep
    Having trouble sleeping well at night? Fitsugar reported on Nov. 4, 2013, they have your answer to sleeping better each and every night with these simple tips. Everyone could use more sleep at night. In fact, according to research most people are...
  • Redeeming the Time
    Redeeming Time via the To-Do List
    Life is busy in the Atlanta area, with appointments, schedules, deadlines, traffic woes, etc. Time gets away all to quickly, and if one is not careful, it’s easy to let it slip away. It can be frustrating when the day is gone and the things...
  • The Sabbath Day, Exodus 20:8
    Pastor tells congregation to 'get some rest'
    On Sunday, Sept. 8, Rev. Louis R. Blakey, Jr., pastor of New Canaan Worship Center in Richmond, Virginia continued a sermon about the Sabbath.On Aug. 25, he preached "God's Gift of the Sabbath" based on Exodus 20:8-11 where he...
  • Chicago Lighthouse
    Stillness through the storm
    Early September, after a long hot summer, cool temps, high winds and severe thunderstorm warnings came in like a flood. Chicago is known as the windy city, actually named so for political reasons, but lives up to that description in more than one...