Sleep… Who doesn’t enjoy a good night’s sleep? Research shows us that many people do not.
But, what does this have to do with Finances?
It has a lot to do with stewardship. The lack of sleep can definitely impact your stewardship.
In This Episode We Look At:
The adverse effects of poor sleep habits on our health.
Except the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it: except the Lord keep the city, the watchman waketh but in vain. It is vain for you to rise up early, to sit up late, to eat the bread of sorrows: for so he giveth his beloved sleep.—Psalm 127:1–2
We discuss real-world health crises due to sleep deprivation; it’s more common than you may think.
God is the Provider of sleep;
I will both lay me down in peace, and sleep:For thou, Lord, only makest me dwell in safety. -Psalm 4:8
Troy and I share practical methods you can use to help improve the quality and quantity of your sleep.
Sleep is a reward for “…he who labors.”
The sleep of a labouring man is sweet, whether he eat little or much: but the abundance of the rich will not suffer him to sleep.- Ecc. 5:12
The consequences of over indulgence of sleep.
Love not sleep, lest thou come to poverty;Open thine eyes, and thou shalt be satisfied with bread. -Proverbs 20:13
Today’s Resources and Links:
Live Lighter, Love Better by Cary Schmidt <affiliate link>
Stewarding Life by Dr. Paul Chappell <affiliate link>
Best Night Sleep article on HuffPost
One Thing You Can Do Today to Improve Your Faith and Finances:
Decide to make adequate sleep a priority. Schedule your sleep time and keep to your schedule.
What Are Your Thoughts?
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