Rest is Not Your Enemy

Last May, the Huffington Post published an article about Type A people. Most high level leaders are as described – driven, efficient, competitive.

The dark side of this is a refusal to rest. The article says it’s just the way we are.

Although many of these have been true of me in the past, I’m growing up.

Leader tip: we are not God. All does NOT depend on us. Relaxation and caring while we lead demonstrate our faith in God to be sufficient. In fact, refusing rest and taking Sabbath are rebellion, plain and simple. The Sabbath was made for us, so we remember Who we serve and the He is in control of everything.

Leaders, we need to lead people to serve AND to rest. God wants us to lead by our life and practice, not only our words. 

Will you join me?

About Linda Parkhouse

Jesus-follower, leader, pastor, friend, wife, mother, quilter and gardener. I love giving others the tools to excel at leading.

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