According to Merriam-Webster, “tired” is drained of strength and energy : fatigued often to the point of exhaustion.
Now for this college student, she thought she was tired, but when she looked at the definition of “tired”, she began to reconsider. Was I fatigued? Exhausted? As many college students know is that end of semesters bring sleepless nights in preparation for finals and last-minute homework or essays. Often the week before finals, “survival mode” kicks in and with it, the thought of just making it to the end of the week, then I can breathe.
But am I, are you really tired? What can be done to remedy the tiredness?
For physical tiredness, a proper diet and sufficient sleep will go a long way in relieving the tired feeling that surrounds you or me.
And to revive oneself spiritually, Jesus reminds us in Matthew 11:28
“Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.” (KJV)
What a promise for us! We find a proven way to become spiritually “rested” and science tell us the key to physical energy. With that, we have the key to overcome ” being tired.”