Week 2 (Resilience Requires Space) - Day 5

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How full is the reservoir of your resilience? Begin All this week, begin in silence, turning your attention to God. God’s clear promise is to be with us always. Most of us still find it challenging to stay aware of and connected to that reality. Brother Lawrence spoke of...

Week 2 (Resilience Requires Space) - Day 4

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“If we want to connect with God, we’d be wise to travel at God’s speed.” Begin All this week, begin in silence, turning your attention to God. God’s clear promise is to be with us always. Most of us still find it challenging to stay aware of and connected to that...

Week 2 (Resilience Requires Space) - Day 3

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Is it possible that God also cared for Elijah and helped him to refill his “resilience reservoir” with an exercise plan? Begin All this week, begin in silence, turning your attention to God. God’s clear promise is to be with us always. Most of us still find it challenging to...

Week 2 (Resilience Requires Space) - Day 2

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Elijah’s is the human experience. We regularly set out in faith...yet find ourselves wondering if that hope was foolish, especially when the journey takes a long time. Begin All this week, begin in silence, turning your attention to God. God’s clear promise is to be with us always...

Week 2 (Resilience Requires Space) - Day 1

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Begin All this week, begin in silence, turning your attention to God. God’s clear promise is to be with us always. Most of us still find it challenging to stay aware of and connected to that reality. Brother Lawrence spoke of “practicing” the presence of God in the hope that...

Week 1 (Resilience Requires Rest) - Day 5

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How full is the reservoir of your resilience? Begin All this week, begin by slowing yourself in mind and body. Slowing helps to invite awareness of both God and yourself. If it helps you to move while you pray and reflect, consider a slow walk. Intentional, deep breathing is especially...

Week 1 (Resilience Requires Rest) - Day 4

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Come to me, all you that are weary and are carrying heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Matthew 11:28 Begin All this week, begin by slowing yourself in mind and body. Slowing helps to invite awareness of both God and yourself. If it helps you to move while you pray and reflect...

Week 1 (Resilience Requires Rest) - Day 3

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One of the foundational ways that God builds our resilience under pressure is to renew us with attentive love, love that is just what we need to be strengthened for the journey ahead. Begin All this week, begin by slowing yourself in mind and body. Slowing helps to invite awareness of both God...

Week 1 (Resilience Requires Rest) - Day 2

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Sleep is a gift from God. Sleep is essential to resilience. Begin All this week, begin by slowing yourself in mind and body. Slowing helps to invite awareness of both God and yourself. If it helps you to move while you pray and reflect, consider a slow walk. Intentional, deep breathing is...

Week 1 (Resilience Requires Rest) - Day 1

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We begin our Building Resilience journey by taking stock of the pressure in our lives, the things we experience as threats to our well-being. All this week, begin by slowing yourself in mind and body. Slowing helps to invite awareness of both God and yourself. If it helps you to move while you...