Ours is a 24/7, go-go world, where the one who hesitates is lost and the one who dies with the most toys wins. We’re working so hard, and it’s depleting our physical, mental and emotional energy. The Bible is crystal clear that being busy all the time is not how God wants us to live. Taking on rest as a spiritual discipline can help bring balance into our lives.

Download a study guide for “The spiritual discipline of rest,” which appeared in Living Lutheran‘s August 2021 issue. The guide includes four pages of discussion questions and a copy of the article.

Robert C. Blezard
Robert C. Blezard is pastor of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Aberdeen, Md., and editor of Living Lutheran's study guides. Previously he served as an assistant to the bishop of the Lower Susquehanna Synod.

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