It never ceases to amaze me how, one minute I can be full of the Spirit...being kind and loving others, and the next...walking in impatience, frazzled, and moody! I know...you NEVER have one of those days, do you?! I am so thankful for a Godly husband who puts up with these outbursts. I know he goes to the Father and prays for me...even when he has been the butt of my action!
The Lord want us to walk with Him moment by moment...every day. How do I do that?????
Well...on days that my emotions or my will is out of control...I first have to recognize the problem is ME, not everything else around me that is getting on my nerves! They can't help it that they are simply in the way of my getting my way! HaHa! When I do finally come around, I pray. Usually I realize that I didn't give the Lord first place. I woke up running...not because I was late, but because my mind was running the list and spending time with Jesus was left off! Again...never happens to you, right?!? I then have to humble myself and apologize to everyone who was in the wake of my selfishness and pride.
The Bible says ""Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest." Matthew 11:28. Did you catch that? He will give us REST! It goes on to say that His yolk is EASY and His burden is LIGHT! WELL...that says A LOT! If I am running around with my emotions telling me life is hard and no one helps, and my pride is damaged because I'm not getting my way, and I am TIRED and WORN OUT from all the busy-ness...WHO'S agenda am I fulfilling????? MINE! Not the Lord's!
"Come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." (Mat 11:28-30)
So, If you feel tired and worn out, Your emotions are running ramped remember that Jesus says that His ways are restful, light and not a burden.
Chase after God first then He can ordain your day, redeem your time and refresh your soul...even while you do laundry, run the car pool, pick up toys, show hospitality, make lunches, take phone calls, study for school, etc, etc, etc...