“Rest” turned out to be the perfect word for me to choose for my One Little Word for 2013. I haven’t felt as busy as I have in the past few weeks. It seems like no matter how fast I’m working, my to-do list keeps getting longer rather than shorter.
That makes me all the more thankful that some friends of ours chose to bless Barry and I by letting us use some of their extra hotel rewards nights. Last weekend, we took the opportunity to take the weekend off and spend it in Kansas City, relaxing and spending time together.
Just look at how excited Barry is!
We spent a little bit of time while we were in Kansas City shopping on the Plaza, where I got to go look at the lovelies at Anthroplogie and Paper Source. But mostly, we just hung out and watched movies together. We also spent a while Sunday morning simply praying together.
Window shopping at Paper Source.
I am learning this year that to rest, sometimes I have to work harder. I feel like I am working more so that I can rest fully and completely in the Lord. I am learning that taking intentional time to rest means that I tend to work harder during the times I am working.
How is your year surprising you so far?