Finally, brothers and sisters, rejoice! Strive for full restoration, encourage one another, be of one mind, live in peace. And the God of love and peace will be with you. 2 Corinthians 13:11 NIV

Thought

The journey through grief is about full restoration. Along the way, encourage others using your gifts of grief. Find your true self. Live in reconciliation with others. Today, rest from grief and find rest for your soul. Live in peace.

Prayer

God, I long this day for full restoration and peace. May my soul be at rest today in you. Amen.

Assurance

On this day of rest I rejoice in the love and peace of God.

Originally published in Beyond the Broken Heart - Daily Devotions for Your Grief Journey,
Abingdon Press 2012