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Rest (adj.): calming sounds like the song of birds and the lapping of waves; the brilliant colors of the rainbow, a morning sun, a red tomato, sunflowers.
Rest (n): the front porch, a hammock, a good book, pen and paper, a meal shared with friends, a path in the woods, a garden, a yoga mat, a deep breath.
Rest (v): Trusting we are enough. Trusting we are loved. Savoring the gift of this life.
May we know this rest – in our minds, bodies, and spirits. May we be people who honor the call to rest in God, to pause, and to see the goodness before our eyes.
Where are you finding rest today?

Kimberly Knowle-Zeller is an ordained ELCA pastor, mother of two, and spouse of an ELCA pastor. She lives with her family in Cole Camp, MO. You can read more at her website, follow her work on Facebook, or sign up for her monthly newsletter.

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