“Sometimes the most spiritual thing you can do is take a nap.” John Ortberg
I’ve always loved the above quote from Ortberg. It reminds me that all of my doing ultimately has its limits. While I can recharge with God during things like Bible reading and prayer times, it also helps just to shut down for a bit. The picture above is a photo my wife took of me (she is standing on our stairs) after I fell asleep reading.
I’m in the midst of overseeing nineteen Christmas services at Central (after just doing Thanksgiving services a month ago) in addition to our every day and every weekend stuff we do. It’s easy to burn out. I’m sure you know the feeling this time of year. You are likely thinking through numerous things this December: