Gary Thomas says in his book “Authentic Faith”, “Contentment is nothing more than ‘soul rest.’ It is satisfaction, peace, assurance, and a sense of well-being that is cultivated by pursuing the right things. Instead of more power, more money, more pleasure and more control… we seek an abundance of grace and peace.”
I love that: Contentment is soul rest. As Christians, we are not called towards affluenza – a pursuit of more; but to soul rest an abundance of grace and peace. Affluenza is a pursuit. Soul rest is a gift.