Have you ever felt the weight of the world on your shoulders?
How crippling. How overwhelming. Listening to the news. Taking in all the horrible things happening in this world. Getting entangled in the problems of others. Making them your own.
Such things leave us feeling weary, burdened and crushed. They serve to distract us from doing what God wants us to do because instead of focusing on Him, our focus shifts to our emotions where sadness, fear and worry look to strike
But this IS NOT what God instructs us to do.
The Lord desires for you to be joyful, to never stop praying and to be thankful always. He doesn’t want you feeling weary or burdened. He says ‘Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is EASY and my burden is LIGHT’.
Cast all your cares onto the Lord and rest in Him who cares so dearly for you.