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Rest with Abigail Dodds | Ep. 45: On today’s episode of the Journeywomen podcast, I had the true joy of chatting with Abigail Dodds, someone I’ve admired from afar as I’ve read her articles for Desiring God and followed along with her life via Instagram. Abigail is married to...

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On today’s episode of the Journeywomen podcast, I had the true joy of chatting with Abigail Dodds, someone I’ve admired from afar as I’ve read her articles for Desiring God and followed along with her life via Instagram. Abigail is married to Tom and mom of five kiddos ranging from age 14 to 4. She’s a part-time writer, part-time Bible study teacher, part-time homeschool teacher, part-time baker, gardener, and knitter. But she would tell you she’s a full-time Christian, a full-time wife and mom, full-time member her church, and full-time friend and sister in Christ. She’s also soon to be a student again, as she’s starting this fall at Bethlehem College and Seminary getting her Masters in exegesis and theology.   Today we chatted about REST! Something that we, as believers, have already been given, but too often fail to actually rest IN. Here’s one of my favorite quotes, “Knowing Jesus means we get to know the Father. In knowing Jesus, we know rest.” Hearing Abigail, a busy mom of FIVE kiddos, communicate the true rest we have in the Gospel encouraged me deeply, especially in this busy season with little people. I can’t wait to share it with ya’ll!   ABIGAIL'S RESOURCES “God Rested” by Andrew Peterson Crazy Busy by Kevin DeYoung The Bible   ABIGAIL'S SIMPLE JOYS Family Baking Changing of Seasons   CONNECT WITH ABIGAIL Website Instagram Facebook Twitter   SPONSORSHIP DETAILS Staci is a travel agent with Fairy Godmother Travel. She specializes in Disney, Universal, and Family Vacations, as well as Boutique Cruises. She takes the stress out of traveling, while creating immersive experiences that help you make memories that will last a lifetime. We are hard-wired to want to enjoy God's creation, experience new places, seek adventure, and foster lifelong relationships and memories. That is why Staci loves to help others plan incredible vacations. God's world is an incredible place, and the people in our lives are truly gifts. It brings Staci such joy to help you bring those things together through vacations. Visit Staci's website at FairyGodmotherStaci.com. Best of all, her planning services are FREE! That's right - she is paid by the various suppliers so you don't pay her anything! So head on over to set up a free vacation planning session, grab one of her free travel guides, or send her a message on her contact page. Again, you can find Staci at fairygodmotherstaci.com.   SPONSORSHIP DETAILS You know that building community is good for both people and business. But many apartment residents are completely disconnected from their neighbors. Apartment Life places CARES Teams to live onsite in apartments to welcome new residents, plan social events, and look for ways to love their neighbors as themselves. Because of our CARES Teams, apartment owners see improved resident satisfaction, retention, and online reputation. It also changes lives. www.apartmentlife.org FOR MORE EPISODES OF JOURNEYWOMEN:   SUBSCRIBE Subscribe on iOS, go to the iTunes page and subscribe to the Journeywomen Podcast. On Android, click this podcast RSS feed link and select your podcast app. You may need to copy the link into your favorite podcast app (like Overcast or Stitcher).   WRITE A REVIEW Writing a review on iTunes will help other women on their journeys to glorify God find and utilize the podcast as a resource.   FOLLOW JOURNEYWOMEN Like/follow Journeywomen on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter for the latest updates.   *Affiliate links used are used where appropriate. Thank you for supporting the products that support Journeywomen!

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