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“But soon a fierce storm came up. High waves were breaking into the boat, and it began to fill with water. Jesus was sleeping at the back of the boat with his head on a cushion. The disciples woke him up, shouting, “Teacher, don’t you care that we’re going to drown?” Mark 4:37-38 I love to sleep during a rain storm. I find it so soothing and relaxing and I’ve told my husband numerous times that I would love to have a tin roof on our home, just so I can hear the rain even more. That being said, I draw…

“Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28 So often we carry much more than we were ever meant to. Mercyme sings a song titled “Dear Younger Me” and one line in particular has always stood out to me. “Dear younger me It’s not your fault You were never meant to carry this beyond the cross“ We endure many hardships in this life, and without even realizing it, weights have piled up on our shoulders and we start to slow down. The burden we…

Psalms 46:10 KJV “Be still, and know that I am God: I will be exalted among the heathen, I will be exalted in the earth.” I believe everyone has their favorite chair. You know, the one that draws you, inviting you to sink down into it and enjoy it’s comforts? I have chair like that. In fact, my two year old daughter recently brought a book over to me as soon as I plopped myself down into my favorite chair, knowing that I would spend the next few moments reading. In studying the above scripture, I discovered that the word…