Some days seem more bleak, mundane, or overwhelming than others. On those days when inspiration is hard to come by, still make time to sit quietly with Me. As you hone in on My Presence, a flicker of Light will come on inside. Something deeper will be awakened, giving a sense or purpose that cannot be seen or named. I work in and around you every single day. I call you to My Mission. Trust in the truth that I need you in this day, and proceed with openness and receptivity to whatever I bring before you. I am with you, always.
Take the pressure off yourself. I’ve got this, and you are already in My protective care. Remember to pause, intentionally stopping to acknowledge Me. After all, I’m the One in charge, but not in a condescending or demanding way. I want what’s best for you and for those around you. Stop and say, “I do trust You, Lord. I know and believe You love me and You are taking care of things.” Everything lines up better when you utter trust-filled words of faith like this.
Stay true to what I put on your heart and what resonates on a gut-level. It is here that I speak to you in mysterious ways. The nudge to call someone that comes out of the blue. The urge to truly listen and focus on strangers or acquaintances who talk to you, not giving in to distraction or allowing impatience or boredom to pull you away. Everyone deserves to be heard, – even you. I assure you, I am listening. I may be urging you to speak up, too. Listen to your heart and sense the part that is My voice calling out. You can trust the way I speak to you and sense the direction you are to take.
I see your weariness, recognizing that you are bone-tired and lacking motivation. What if I approached you and said, “Get up! Pick up your mat, and let’s go!” Wouldn’t you do it readily for Me, with a renewed spring in your step? What I call you to today may not be as dramatic as that story, but how I call you is the same for you as it was for that person. Your work today, – the job you are “hired” for, – is to follow Me. I call you to the labor at hand, which is work we’ll do together. I’ll energize you, feed you, and assign the tasks to be done. I’ll even equip you with the skills needed for each assignment. Rise up joyfully, My beloved child; it’s time to get to work. Join Me in the day’s adventures ahead.
No one and nothing can stop My plans for your life from being fulfilled in My timing. You know how I taught you “Do not let your hearts be troubled.” Take this advice seriously. Take control of your anxious thoughts that try to spiral you downward. Identify the concerns as they arise, then release them fully to Me. Abandon the lifestyle filled with futuristic, unwarranted worries and live in My Presence, instead. This With-God life will help you find joy in the land of the living.
You know ‘right’ from ‘wrong’. I’ve instilled intuition to help you make good judgment, so live your life accordingly. Show others you value them. I will take care of you. Put Me in charge today and rest knowing that I am at the helm. It’s not all up to you and I can lead you on the right path.
Go easy on yourself. Bit by bit, things will get done. You don’t have to give in to being frantic. I make things manageable when you realize it is My agenda you serve today. Give yourself some of My Grace, and offer it to others. Even if it looks on the outside like things aren’t coming together, you can rest assured that My design is Good and well-thought-out. I need you right where you are today and I’m working to bring Good out of suffering. I never expect perfection, – only a willing Spirit.
Picture Me at work on your day, laying out the plans and strengthening you for each task as needed. See Me placing people to interact with along the way: some that you are meant to reach out to and others that you yourself are meant to be touched by. I weave a particular design, and when you open yourself to allowing Me to be in charge, the abundant life it produces will amaze you. Let Me astonish you as you practice heightening your awareness of My Presence in every single aspect of your day. Allow Me in.
You’ve got plenty going on right now. Whether it’s slowing down or ramping up, let Me be the one who leads the pace. You’ve heard “timing is everything”, and “God-speed”. Let these phrases boost you with enough energy or patience to do what’s needed just for today. Really try staying in the present, trusting My timing and the speed of activity required of you. You don’t have to be intimidated when things are moving fast, nor do you have to feel agonized when life moves too slow for your taste. This is the perfect time to breathe in trust and exhale confidence in Me. Together with Me, it will all be just right.
Come along for the ride with Me today. You don’t have to have it all mapped out on your own. I may take you new places or I may opt for a few stops along the way. Just try resting and breathing, allowing the experiences that come before you to unfold. You don’t have to feel flustered or overwhelmed because I’m the Driver and I know where we are going, – together. Breathe, My loved one. Trust in My ultimate care for you.