{To Do}

Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. {Matthew 11:28}

I’ve got something missing from my “To Do” list…

Do you?

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Today I’m taking part in the Faith Barista Jam on “Rest” over at Bonnie‘s place. Click over to see what others in the Faith Barista community are talking about.

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25 thoughts on “{To Do}

  1. Now thats interesting. Every day I plan out my day, look at my work calendar, and make sure I have everything “in place”. Wouldn’t it be neat to set an appointment for my time with God? :)

    • As I sat there with an ever increasing list of chores and errands, God showed me what a different “To Do” list could be:

      * Hug Eli * Sing praise songs * Lie on the floor with Ezra and look at cars * Talk to my husband. * Call a friend to chat. * Take a nap

      So often I don’t view these things as priorities. He was impressing on me that these are the things that should take precedence.

  2. I probably could have designed my bedroom around that verse, too!
    He gives us REST if we just COME. Sounds like a pretty good deal to me!

    • I love the idea of designing your room around a verse! There’s such an intentionality to it. What did you do in your room to promote rest?

  3. Your handwriting is gorgeous!
    But I suppose that’s really not the point… ;)

    Thank you for this. It’s so timely and I always admire a girl who understands the appeal of being succinct. (I, on the other hand, do not…)

    Have a restful weekend!

  4. I’m not good at the written list—I tend to lose it. Today my mental list simply has rest til 5 PM on it. (Yes, not being a mother is immensely helpful in this case.) Wonderful post, Melissa!

  5. Thanks so much for the challenge. I love the way you did that. Very creative. I’m not perfect at this, but I have time on my calendar called, “God’s Time.” 5:30 am comes way too early some mornings for me. Unfortunately, I sometimes push God off until later in the day. Thanks for the challenge to stay on track.

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