Invitation to Rest

Come to me all who are weary and heavy laden and I will give you rest

Matthew 11:28


Welcome to taking the invitation of rest from Jesus with me.  My goal with this site is to provide various content to encourage you in ways to rest and experience God at a deeper level. For it is from resting in Jesus that we are then in a right place to live out our lives for Him. We must not bypass this time of rest. Two things I have experienced in my own life and have seen in many of others who I have met and worked with over the years.
First, we tend to place a precedent on “doing” rather than “being”.  Our identity so often becomes what we do instead of who we are.  This is not to say doing is not important, but doing should come after being.  When we grasp and meditate on what it is like to be children of God, we can begin to live a life of freedom and then respond in “doing” that often times looks a lot different.
Second, we have a lot of head knowledge of God, but there is a disconnect with our hearts. We know of God but we do not truly know Him.  Again from my own experience as well as sitting with Christians from all walks of life, many have shared not really feeling loved by God.  We are really good at knowing about God’s love and we can tell of others about His love, and yet not really experience it ourselves.

When we rest in Jesus, we give ourselves time and space to hear God’s voice and in those moments we learn not only ourselves but also what keeps us stuck in relationships.

Rest is A Place To Discover Our Deepest Longings

Am I Worthy of Love?

Yes You Are!

Come and learn about the love of God for you
Experience Here

Who am I?

You Are A Beloved Chld of God!

Learn about your identity as a beloved child of God
Learn of Your Identity

Why Am I Here?

To Participate in God's Kingdom

Discover the meaning and purpose for living

A Place Where Change is possible

Intimacy with God

More Like JEsus

practice makes perfect

A Place to Become Who You Were Created to Be

A Prayerful Life

A Holy Life

A Word-Centered Life

A Spirit-filled Life

A Compassionate Life

An Ordinary Life


My name is Doug Valot. I am a Licensed Professional Counselor in the state of Texas and provide counseling services at Kingsland Baptist Church which I have done for the past 13 years. I also spend much of my time in the business world as a software developer for Enavate Holdings, LLC.

My two passions are helping marriages heal and grow and to see individuals grow in their relationship with God.  So you will see some content that relate to marriages as well as individual spiritual formation.


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