Have a seat!

Are you familiar with the parable about 5 loaves and 2 fish (John 6:1-15)?  Most people are and most people associate the parable with God’s amazing provision.  But this morning as I studied with Beth Moore, the parable revealed another lesson.

restJesus said, “Have the people sit down.” John 6:10a

Sitting down = a posture of rest
Rest in God’s Peace

That’s God’s Word for you – alive and living!

This posture of rest in God’s peace, I’m learning quickly, is especially relevant in motherhood.  As my children are growing, becoming young men, I cry out to God to guide me and give me wisdom.  Jesus says to sit down.  Rest. I’ve got this.

Shalom – DM

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Donna Matthews is a blog writer at the DJRanch where she strives to remain authentic while not taking herself too seriously. She is also the creator of Slay The Chaos (www.slaythechaos.com), where she writes about productivity and organization. She is a member of The Writers Guild and Write Space in Houston and is currently writing her first book.