A Day of Rest: It's Okay!

Feb 12, 2012, Written by Sue Miley

Reading. Napping. Sitting in a sun-filled window curled up with my puppies. A little lunch.  The Amazon delivery arrives. Reading again. Oh, Scramble with Friends.

I write a blog post.  Cleaned a little.  Just a little.  A need for productivity.

A long walk with the puppies. Sitting on the sun-drenched porch with the puppies and the book.  The book of a fellow blogger that I don’t know well.  Getting to know her through her words.

My daughter comes in.  Nudges me with her words.  I don’t bite.  She leaves.

A negotiation.  My son takes my car.  First to the grocery – my part of the deal.   Yes, we now have the biggest bag of beef jerky known to man.

I don’t leave the house.

Restless.

“Is this okay Lord?”

“Do you need me to do anything today?”

A day of rest.

“It is okay” He says.

“Why do I feel I need to do?” I beseech.

“That is the world, not Me.”

The sun sets.

Sleep draws the book from my hands.

Peace settles in.

It was a good day.

Reader Interactions

Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Sue Miley

Sue Miley MBA, MA, LPC helps small business owners build successful businesses on a foundation of Christian values. After 20 years in business, and 10 years as a Christian counselor, Sue uses a combination of faith, business and psychology to help clients in business and in life.

Related Posts

integrating faith and business

Three Ways To Let Your Faith Drive Your Business

By Jim Miley | February 8, 2023

With the turn of the new year, it’s a great time to evaluate things.  Business Strategic Plans, Personal Goals, Bucket Lists….  How about a check […]

Read More
Lay Off Employees

Is It Christian To Lay Off Employees?

By Sue Miley | January 31, 2023

Christians in the business world want to apply their Christian values to their work but worry that competition will compete based on different criteria. When […]

Read More
Strategies for Small Businesses in a Changing Economy

Strategies for Small Businesses in a Changing Economy

By Sue Miley | November 22, 2022

Small businesses come in every industry and different industries do better in different economic situations.  Who would have thought home sales would continue to soar […]

Read More