Dear Unpredictable Heart | Why Moody Feelings Don’t Affect the Big Picture

The other day, I found myself astonished as my bubbly, handsome 1-year old giggled uncontrollably at the silliness of my erratic mood switch, completely oblivious to the passage of time and how mummy was flipping over because he wouldn’t stay still long enough to change his diaper.

He wanted to keep playing. I wanted to stop.

He wanted to keep giggling and kicking. I wanted a smooth sail — to be efficient and done quickly.

It should only take a few minutes to change him, right? Surely, this was no David and Goliath war. There were no weapons of warfare. No stones to throw. No armor. No shield.

Just I and my little baby boy alone in that room.

Come on, this can’t be hard, I thought. Sing his favorite song, wipe quickly, and finish up nicely.

Apparently, someone else had different plans. Baby boy was having none of that.

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How to Operate from Rest | Podcast 004

Choices, choices, choices. Choosing is a part of daily life. Should we choose life or death? Laughter or sadness? Joy or sorrow? Beauty or ashes? Worry or rest? The choices are endless.


On the last podcast, we talked about “Finding Your Place of Rest” and how God’s original intention was that we should live in rest.

Today’s short podcast is about “How to Operate from Rest.” With the noise of social media and influences from a lot of sources, it’s sometimes challenging to find this rest that God desires for us.

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