Have you ever said to yourself, “Why is life so busy”? In response to the question, “How are you doing?” have you ever said, “I wish my day had 32 hours!”
In Canada, we often think of busyness as a virtue. Some of us grow up in a family or a culture that values busyness. When we live under this cloud of busyness, we are plagued with nagging anxiety, fantasize with a trip to a tropical destination, or daydream about an early retirement.
Could there be anything in the created order designed to meet our need for rest?