Nap time

One of my favorite weekend activities is my Sunday afternoon nap. I do understand that makes me sound old but heck… I don’t care how old I sound if it means I get to have this time of restoration. Doesn’t the Bible itself command us to take a day of rest?!?

Ode to the Sunday nap

Oh Sunday nap

your arms so warm

as you envelop me into your dreamy embrace

 

My eyes heavy

from the burdens of the week

I can hear you calling me

every so gently

beckoning me to take off my burdens

and rest

in you for awhile

 

I pull the shades

enshrouding my room into darkness

and crawl under the covers

the weight of which

gently presses against me

comforting me…

as though I am being protected from the world

 

It doesn’t take long

for your power to take control

of all of my body.

I can no longer resist

your calming whisper

urging me to relax

and let go.

 

My breathing gently slows

and my eyes shut out the escaped rays of sunshine

and I finally find rest

in your arms.

 

Thank you Sunday nap

you have given me to strength

to face the new week

that lies ahead.

 

2f293675c3b621b5c55a31a6b4a215dc

 

 

 

 

 

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “Nap time

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s