Note to self on this day and every day……
I wrote this post a couple of years ago. I needed to remind myself of it again.
Maybe you, too?
The backpack is far too heavy for me. I am hunched over from the struggle of having to carry it.
It strains me almost to the point of exhaustion.
I’m weighed down by everything I have shoved in there.
The Daily Routine.
The things of life, that I worry over.
Each one seemingly so important that I feel I must carry it.
These things that I continually shove in my own personal backpack.
Sometimes it is so full I can’t even zip it shut. Just when I think there is room for nothing else…I squeeze another worry in.
I cannot continue like this.
“Father, this is so difficult for me. I don’t want to worry, but worry creeps back to me. I say I trust You. I give you the backpack, but then I take it back again. The worry feels comfortable to me…even if it is painful.
Father, will you help me? Help me to trust you more. I need your words fromMatthew 6:34 to soothe my tired back. “Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about its own things.”
Lord, you are so much more capable to carry my burdens than I am. Forgive me for not trusting you more.“