I’ve struggled with Chronic Fatigue most of my life. It has only been in the last year that I have learned to be thankful for its limitations. Through it God challenges and teaches me. Below are some thoughts on exhaustion & rest which I ponder often…..
Exhaustion means that our vital energies are completely worn out and spent. Spiritual exhaustion is never a result of sin, but of service. Whether or not you experience exhaustion will depend on where you get your supplies. …. The process if being made broken bread and poured out wine means that you have to be nourishment for other people’s souls until they learn to feed on God. They must drain you completely to the last drop. But be careful to replenish your supply, or you will quickly be utterly exhausted.
(My Utmost for His Highest-Feb. 9-Oswald Chambers)
Come to me for rest and refreshment. The journey has been too much for you, and you are bone-weary. Do not be ashamed of your exhaustion. Instead see it as an opportunity for Me to take charge of your life.
(Jesus Calling-Feb. 7-Sarah Young)
“Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light.”
(Matthew 11:28-30-Jesus Christ)