How do we find encouragement when we’ve worked hard and our nets are empty? We’ve all had a day like this. Maybe your whole week has been like this and you’re tired of it. Sometimes the weariness goes deeper when you’ve cast months or years of effort into something, hoping to pull in the catch of your dreams.
At the end of the day are you muttering, “All this work for nothing? What’s the point?”
Sometimes we feel as if we need to change All. The. Things. and stat! But real change, deep-down-in-your-soul change… that happens slowly, on purpose, over time. The good news is that it is often kick started with one small shift.
Learn simple ways to meditate on God’s Word. For the distance between the head and the heart, between knowing and inhabiting truth can be a long road. Learning to read Scripture with the heart rather than the head empowers us to receive revelation rather than simply learn information.
Savoring blessings wrapped up in the moment gives us time to breathe in the midst of our busy. Discovering joy creates energy by changing our perspective. Choosing to treasure the little things can move us from frantic to flexible, enabling us to bend with grace and carry heavy loads lightly. Becky Keife is sharing today!
When the nations rage and the kingdoms totter, it is our great temptation to give into the rising tides of trouble.Yet in the middle of our mess, God commands us to be rather than to do. Be still and know is one simple choice that opens the door to God’s strength.