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Resting Means You’re Obedient, Not Weak

May is a very intense month. For those of us with school-age kids, summer break is just around the corner. We are also now almost to the halfway point of…

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Rest is All About Rhythm

Last month, I shared with our 4word readers how keeping it simple in our walk with God can help us grow closer to Him. Closely related to simplicity is rest,…

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Resting Isn’t Failing

Sheri Sullivan, entrepreneur and board member-elect of the Rotary Club of Dallas, shares why she thinks women struggle so much with valuing and adding rest to their lives, and how…

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Do You Really Need Rest?

24%. That's the increase in stress-related sick days women have had to take since 2009. Burnout and stress-related illnesses are on the rise, with many companies recognizing this epidemic enough to…

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Life-Giving Rest

Over the past month, we've leaned into the idea of rest: encouragement to stop pushing ourselves, pulling busyness off of the pedestal on which we've placed it, identifying with Jesus' restful…

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Want to Live Like Jesus? Rest.

I recently read an article titled, “Turns Out Money Can Buy Happiness.” The title caught my eye, and I wasn’t surprised by what the article said: people who spend money on…

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Stop Glorifying Busyness

Kaila Jurado, CPA at KPMG and co-founder of BECOME Network, was living the fast-paced life of a young professional: she kept focused, checked off boxes, and was driven, but felt exhausted by…

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Stop Pushing and Start Resting

Rest. That word either brings a smile to your face or a tear to your eye. Remember when you were little and absolutely hated the word "nap?" How much would you…

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10 Tips for Finding Rest

Rest. Something that sounds great but is often elusive. As we discuss rest this month and how to embrace it, we wanted to give you our 10 Tips for Finding Rest.…

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My Fixer Upper Journey: Working with Chip and Joanna Gaines

Laura Stafford, designer at Magnolia Homes and on HGTV's Fixer Upper, talks with us about career uncertainty and learning the importance of rest. ------ 4word: Tell us a little about your story and…

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When It’s All Too Much, Find Rest

None of us are immune to health challenges, whether they are personal or affect someone close to us. A major health crisis can threaten to throw the balance off in every area of our…

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