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I Stress, Therefore I Am: 4 Ways To Pursue Rest & Lower Stress #114

April 15, 2024
00:00 22:40
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Are you caught in the whirlwind of stress, constantly battling against the tide of anxiety and worry? Join Bonnie Gray on a journey to find solace and rejuvenation in the midst of life's chaos.

In this episode, we delve into the heart of rest and restoration. Have you ever wondered how to truly experience rest amidst life's demands? Well, wonder no more. Bonnie explores the transformative power of rest, diving deep into the intersection of scripture, science, and soul care. Learn to unlock the secrets of rest as Bonnie guides you through practical tips and spiritual insights.

Tune into this episode to learn 4 Ways to gain freedom from stress, anxiety, and overwhelm. Reclaim your joy, rediscover your purpose, and refresh your soul as we journey together toward a life of rest and renewal.

Key Takeaways:

- Discover how even a 10-min brief moment of pause can shift your body's stress response and restore calm 
- Cultivate soul care creativity: Engage in creative activities to relax your nervous system, lower rumination, and boost your mood.
- Embark on adventures of learning: Explore new experiences as pathways to breaking unhealthy habits and finding joy in God's goodness.
- Find strength in community: Share your journey with others, nurture resilience, and find mutual encouragement in the company of fellow travelers.
- Renew your spirit through soul care: Connect with Jesus in moments of quiet reflection, allowing His presence to satisfy and replenish your weary soul.

Breath Prayer: (Inhale) For I will satisfy the weary soul //  (Exhale) And every languishing soul I will replenish

Scripture Promise: "For I will satisfy the weary soul, and every languishing soul I will replenish.” (Jer 31:25 ESV)

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Bonnie Gray is the author of Finding Spiritual Whitespace and Whispers of Rest. An inspirational speaker and retreat leader, she has touched thousands of lives through storytelling, visual arts, nature, prayer and meditation. Bonnie’s writing is featured at Relevant Magazine, (in)courage, and Christianity Today. She lives in California with her husband and their two sons.
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