Rest Even in Chaos
“My soul, find rest in God; my hope comes from Him.” Psalm 62:5
If you are anything like me, chaos visits you on a regular basis. It can take untold forms and shapes; lost keys when you’re already running late; mornings when everyone in the house is going in different directions; tense times of family drama, yours or someone else’s. You know. We’ve all experienced it.
Chaos is defined as utter confusion and utter confusion causes stress to our minds and bodies, bad stress. God is a God of order not confusion. He created us to need rest. If we don’t rest voluntarily our bodies will force the issue and we will find ourselves on our backs. The Lord set an example for us by choosing refreshed, rejuvenated. Take a deep breath in the midst of the chaos, whisper a quick prayer. You will be amazed at the difference something so simple can make.
Psalm 62:5 is true, hope comes from the Lord, we can find rest in Him. Jesus purchased true rest for us through His crucifixion and resurrection…rest from the burden of sin and death and from the shame that goes with it. Trust Him. He will give you rest even in chaos.
Susan Sims Meyer
Thoughts and paintings from my personal quiet time and Bible study