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The Way of Rest

Good advice from the author, Jeff Foster.

Do you need to give yourself permission to rest today?

If you're exhausted, rest.

If you don't feel like starting a new project, don't.

If you don't feel the urge to make something new,

just rest in the beauty of the old, the familiar, the


If you don't feel like talking, stay silent.

If you're fed up with the news, turn it off.

If you want to postpone something until tomorrow,

do it.

If you want to do nothing, let yourself do nothing


Feel the fullness of the emptiness, the vastness of

the silence, the sheer life in your unproductive


Time does not always need to be filled.

You are enough, simply in your being.

-Jeff Foster

In the book, The Way of Rest: Finding The Courage to Hold Everything in Love

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