Slow Down

Over and over again,

I hear this invitation to slow down.

It sounds so appealing,

But I just don’t know how.

I’ve been running at this pace my whole life,

And I don’t know how to stop.

But I am tired.

My body and soul are begging for rest.

Will I choose to listen?


Though I can move at a fast pace,

I don't always need to be running.

Though I have a high capacity,

I don't need to function at max capacity.

I can slow down.

I need to slow down.

My body is aching,

But your rhythm of grace gives life.

Will you teach me to keep pace with you?



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