My chair is my haven—a safe place where I can rest this heap of weary bones. I secretly hope that no one will see me with my mouth gaped open. There in my easy chair, I close my eyes to the troubles of the world, at least for a while. Thank you for the gift of naps and the relief they bring.
—Missy Buchanan, Talking with God in Old Age: Meditations and Psalms (Upper Room Books, 2010)
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Yes, my soul, find rest in God;
my hope comes from him.
—Psalm 62:5 (NIV)
Prayer for the Week
God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference. —adapt. Reinhold Niebuhr, “The Serenity Prayer”
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