This morning was so rough that I thought that the world was coming to an end. (It wasn’t, by the way…sleepless nights can make you feel terrible things! Young children, ya know!)
But do you feel that way at times? , Where the fiery darts don’t seem to be slowing down, or where the “to do” list doesn’t seem to have an end?
Psalm 69:1-2 ESV
Save me, O God,
for the waters have come up to my neck.
2 I sink in the miry depths,
where there is no foothold.
I have come into the deep waters;
the floods engulf me.
This morning I was feeling that way, and I was feeling like I was completely incapable of handling any and all ‘grown up’ stuff. I wanted to trade places with my 2 year old so I could just be little again… please, someone change MY dirty diaper, hug ME, and tell ME it’s all going to be OK.
Than I had a minute somewhere in the whirlwind and began to pray.I sounded a LOT like a 1 year old who is learning how to communicate.
Whiny and unclear, with lots of one word sentences.
And he asked me to be little again. Little in my own eyes, little in my own strength, little in my own wisdom. God reminded me that it’s in those moments of complete weakness where you can rest your weary head on his strong shoulders.
And as the morning continued to demand of me, I became more burdened free. And then, it stopped being about ME, and became more about HIM. He gives strength without measure. He gives insight into your day. He asks us to come to him, no matter our state.
Are you burdened? Take a minute and remember you are little.
2 Corinthians 12:9
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Psalm 18:10 ESV
The name of the LORD is a strong tower, the righteous run to it and are safe.