Rhythms of Renewal (Rebekah Lyons)
As a society, we are in the throes of a collective panic attack. Anxiety and loneliness are on the rise, with 77% of our population experiencing physical symptoms of stress on a regular basis. We feel pressure chasing careers, security, and keeping up. We worry about health, politics, and many other complexities we can't control. Eventually we find our minds spinning, trying to cope or manage a low hum of anxiety, unlike ever before. But it doesn't have to stay this way. Rebekah Lyons draws from her own battle with depression and anxiety and shares a pathway to quiet the inner chaos with four life-giving rhythms: rest, restore, connect, and create.
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Rhythms of Renewal - Session 1 - Living in Rhythm
We all face moments, weeks, months, or even years when anxiety and panic come crashing into our lives. Thankfully, God has provided simple rhythms to help us navigate these times and come through with greater health, peace, and even joy. In Scripture we see rhythms of *rest, restore, connect* and...
Rhythms of Renewal - Session 2 - Rest
Who needs a nap, a day off, a chance to breathe deeply? Every one of us. Resting and establishing a rhythm of refreshment is not about weakness; it is about being more like Jesus. It is about honoring our Creator. Rest is about living with wisdom, learning from our Father, and walking in the foot...
Rhythms of Renewal - Session 3 - Restore
Rhythms of Renewal - Session 4 - Connect
Once we have the *input* of **Rest** and **Restore,** and these rhythms mark our lives, we can begin to honor God as we let the *output rhythms* flow. We can **Connect** with people in meaningful and life-giving ways. Our friendships, family relationships, and all of our human connections thrive....
Rhythms of Renewal - Session 5 - Create
In the beginning of all things, God was rested, restored, and in perfect community (connected) as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit . . . so, he created. When we have developed rhythms of **Rest, Restore,** and **Connect,** we are ready to develop rhythms of **Create.** God unleashes this as an *outpu...