Rest. Because Sometimes Your Spirit Gets Tired

Rest is NOT just another four letter word. 

Your body is your temple, your temple is your strength, and sometimes your strength gets tired.

When that happens, it’s time to explore the temple to determine which part of this sacred space needs rest.

The goal here is to have a calm, stable energy throughout the day everyday and the only way we can get there is to take care of the temple.



Tune in as Shirl takes listeners on a behind the scenes tour of the “temple” to see what REST really looks like, how to tap into their support system  and how to rest the SPIRIT which is the HEART of the temple. 

…because as mentioned earlier, REST is not just another four letter word.  It’s the gateway to your PEACE.  Get you some, sista Queen.

Even in the middle of a pandemic— in the middle of fighting against racism and anti-blackness, Black women are STILL expected to hustle and grind and do all the things.
We’re expected to be ON all the time

In this episode Shirl covers:

  • Five types of rest and why Black women NEED them ALL.
  • How Black women fall into the role of fixing everybody’s stuff.
  • How to determine which parts of the temple/body need attention.
  • The importance of having a strong support system in place. 

Links mentioned in this episode:

Shades of Strong Sista Circle

Pastor Mike Jr’s BIG

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