Morning friends,

 

relaxing feet

I am in sunny Florida and have been working hard to relax. Yes, that is a challenge for me to just let go and take time for me. So I am practicing what I tell many of you and doing some self-care. Therefore, not to stress myself out trying to write a blog today and just ask you to pray for me that my time this week is everything I need it to be.

Leslie

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  1. Brenda on May 20, 2013 at 1:38 pm

    Leslie:

    I’m glad that you are getting that rest. You are well deserving. I think we as women often don’t feel right unless we are doing. We need time to celebrate life and the beauty that God has given us in this world. It is ok. The rest of the world will cope for a few days. I guarantee we will all be here when you get back

    Enjoy the sunshine. Wave at my daughter who lives in Orlando if you pass by that area.

    Brenda

    • Leslie Vernick on May 26, 2013 at 3:55 pm

      Brenda – I had to laugh when you said you’d still be here when I get back. My husband was the one who insisted I didn’t need to write a blog this week. He said, “Don’t you get a week off?” Of course, but writers always worry that those who read won’t be back. Thanks for your encouragement to let it go. It is God’s blog and not mine.

      • Brenda B on May 30, 2013 at 7:26 am

        I’m always glad to help and encourage,Leslie. I’m sure it was God’s design, not mine.

  2. Linda on May 20, 2013 at 2:19 pm

    you go, girl! enjoy every second … it truly is ok! and needed, yes?

    • Leslie Vernick on May 26, 2013 at 3:53 pm

      thanks LInda – I did need it.

  3. Gina on May 20, 2013 at 5:21 pm

    Hooray for self care! Hooray for pedicures! (Lovely toes.)

    • Leslie Vernick on May 26, 2013 at 3:52 pm

      The pedicure was the first part of my “vacation” but it was lovely and relaxing.

  4. janet on May 20, 2013 at 9:49 pm

    yeaa Miss leslie, take the time… I am so happy for you…the surf is relaxing to hear, the smell is cleansing and the warmth of the sand is comforting. just enjoy yourself cuz god is in control (and I often forget that)…yeaa for you…janet

    • Leslie Vernick on May 26, 2013 at 3:51 pm

      Thanks Janet, It was just what I needed. Warmth, sunshine, ocean and rest. Perfect.

  5. Deb on May 21, 2013 at 9:51 am

    Leslie:

    Thank you for modeling what you teach! I’m thankful that you are ‘letting go and taking time to do some self-care’, practicing what you tell many of us.
    That shows alot of integrity and great leadership, which I am also learning to implement by reading your materials 🙂

    Have a wonderful, refreshing, relaxing and rejuvinating vacation.

    Deb

    • Leslie Vernick on May 26, 2013 at 3:50 pm

      Thanks Deb. Even my internet wouldn’t work on vacation which was God’s way of keeping me still and out of “work mode”

  6. Dora Mat on May 21, 2013 at 1:33 pm

    Nice, Hope you have a great time! Will lift up prayers for you! If you must feel like you are accomplishing something, maybe think of it as a FAST from busyness 🙂

    God Bless!

  7. Sherry G on May 22, 2013 at 10:30 am

    I have thoroughly enjoyed your articles, posts and blogs thus far but this was by far and large my favorite. All I can say is Go Girl! Well done. Enjoy your week and will be praying for you!

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