Tag Archives: sleep

The Power Nap (and why you need to take them)

To Be With Christ

I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. – Philippians 1:23 The apostle loves Christ, and loves to be with him to glorify him forever, free from sin and from suffering. But he also loves the Philippians and knows that they have […]

A Simple Act of Kindness

I woke up this morning with extremely baggy, blood-shot eyes. It was 4:45 a.m., and I could no longer sleep comfortably. Allergies. Never fun, but certainly a reminder that I am mortal, susceptible to the common ailments of man. I shuffled into the kitchen, flipped on the dim light and there it was. A wilted […]

The Goodness of the Lord

Bapa Padmanji: “How I long for my bed! Not that I may sleep – I lie awake often and long! but to hold sweet communion with my God. What shall I render unto Him for all His revelations and gifts to me? Were there no historical evidence of the truth of Christianity, were there no […]

A Puritan’s Prayer: Sleep

Blessed Creator, Thou hast promised thy beloved sleep; Give me restoring rest needful for tomorrow’s toil; If dreams be mine,     let them not be tinged with evil. Let thy Spirit make my time of repose     a blessed temple of his holy presence. May my frequent lying down make me familiar with death,     […]

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