He's been whispering it for awhile. In a voice clear, low, strong. At the oddest of times, in the most ordinary of places. But it's been a thread steadily woven none the less.
Let your striving cease.
I'm not sure what that means, what all the particulars look like. It could be ...
the whole exhausting social media thing
endless committee and board meetings
foolish aiming for perfection
calendars jam-packed with meaningless activities
trying to control, fix, manipulate everybody and everything
Sometimes we don't have a choice but to obey His persistently loving call to solitude. Physical maladies, life circumstances, ridiculous schedules, and incessant demands have a way of leveling the playing field.
Or maybe a better way of looking at it is to breathe a deep sigh of relief and say 'thank You' to this compelling invitation from our Creator, our Sustainer.
'Be still, and know that I am God.'