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Rest (for the seven dwarfs)

I had a moment after a wonderful Christmas of complete and utter querulousness. (I had to look it up, too) Sometimes I feel like I bounce between the characteristics of Dopey, Happy, and Grumpy on even my best days. Who knew the seven dwarfs personalities could be inhabited in one person.  *raises hand*
 I realized at the beginning of break that I need to be on my guard when the temptation to take a break from life comes up. I needed to rest, but what does that mean? Rest is looked for by everyone, is it not? How does one truly find rest in every situation?  So I looked "rest" up too.
REST - A body is atrestwhen it ceases to move; the mind is atrestwhen it ceases to be disturbed or agitated; the sea is never atrest hence, quiet; repose; a state free from motion or disturbance; a state of reconciliation to God. (Websters 1828)
Vigilant, yet peaceful. Aware of battles, but completely confident in our Victor - Jesus Christ.
You know what they are. Your battles.   Mine are not …

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