quotes tagged with 'rest'

I have sought rest everywhere, and only found it in corners and books.

Author: Thomas a Kempis, Source: UnknownSaved by ImaWriterIII in books library rest thomasakempis corners 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]

A married state is, or should be, a state of rest to young people. Wandering affections are then fixed, and the heart must be at rest....That which should be desired and designed by those that enter into the married state is that it may be well with them, in order to which it is necessary that they choose well; otherwise, instead of being a rest to them, it may prove the greatest uneasiness. Parents, in disposing of their children, must have this in their eye, that it may be well with them. And be it always remembered that is best for us which is best for our souls. (3.) It is the duty of parents to seek this rest for their children, and to do all that is fit for them to do, in due time, in order to it. And the more dutiful and respectful they are to them, though they can the worse spare them, yet they should the rather prefer them, and the better.

Author: Matthew Henry, Source: Matthew Henry's Commentary on the Whole Bible, Complete and Unabridged, Ruth 3:1Saved by ImaWriterIII in bible children parents marriage rest matthewhenry 9 years ago[save this] [permalink]
The sacrament reminds me not just of the covenants I made at baptism but also of the Atonement of Jesus Christ. The Atonement of Christ truly qualifies Him to invite you and me to follow Him into the presence of our Heavenly Father. Recall the invitation from Christ to come unto Him that we read in Matthew. We are all “heavy laden.” We each have cares, concerns, and sins that cause us to be heavy laden. It is through our repentance that we can receive rest. It is through our continued obedience to the commandments that we can receive rest. It is through the atoning sacrifice of the Savior that it is possible for Him to make a promise of rest.
Author: NEIL J. ANDERSON, Source: http://speeches.byu.edu/reader/reader.php?id=11907&x=64&y=2Saved by mlsscaress in obedience jesuschrist sin repentance promise sacrament atonement rest rest covenants qualify follow laden cares concerns continued 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Alternating periods of activity and rest is necessary to survive, let alone thrive. Capacity, interest, and mental endurance all wax and wane. Plan accordingly.
Author: Tim Ferriss, Source: The Four Hour Work Week, p32Saved by mlsscaress in self endurance interest balance rest capacity thrive wax wane cycle activity 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
I want it distinctly understood, that fiddling and dancing are no part of our worship. The question may be asked, What are they for, then? I answer, that my body may keep pace with my mind. My mind labors like a man logging, all the time; and this is the reason why I am fond of these pastimes—they give me a privilege to throw everything off, and shake myself, that my body may exercise, and my mind rest. What for? To get strength, and be renewed and quickened, and enlivened, and animated, so that my mind may not wear out.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: Discourses of Brigham Young, p. 242Saved by cboyack in strength mind worship entertainment rest 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Of the time that is allotted to man here on the earth there is none to lose or waste. After suitable rest and relaxation there is not a day, hour or minute that we should spend in idleness, but every minute of every day of our lives we should strive to improve our minds and to increase the faith of the holy Gospel, in charity, patience, and good works, that we may grow in the knowledge of the truth as it is spoken and prophesied of and written about.
Author: Brigham Young, Source: Discourses of Brigham Young p.290Saved by cboyack in productivity time rest relaxation 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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