And he said to them, “Come away by yourselves to a desolate place and rest a while.”
Some days, we will have scheduled a day off, but some emergency comes up, and we have to determine if it is more urgent than our rest is important. Taking days off takes wisdom.
Pray that we will have the discipline and wisdom to take regular days off each week and to make time for longer periods of rest as well.
from "30 Ways to Pray for Missionaries," compiled by Elaine Helms for the NAMB. (the full list in pdf form is available here)