Just show up today, without expectation or undue pressure as to what you think you must accomplish. Look to Me with a fresh face, open and ready for what I may surprise you with. You are ever-so-capable of handling whatever comes your way, so settle into this truth and allow yourself to be relaxed and unphased. No matter what, you and I can do it well together.
#justshowup; #youcandoit; #neveralone; #nomoreanxiety
You strive so hard. That busy head has a hard time shutting off or slowing down. Constant planning and busy-ness can be signs of how uncomfortable you are in the waiting and with silence, but you need not be so afraid. I’m inviting you to enter this new year differently. Come, sit often with Me at the well and experience My waters of grace and fulfillment. Take a sip of contentment and reassurance. I have you in the palm of My hands at all times. Sit in silence regularly with Me, truly handing each day over and practicing the art of trusting faith. Soon, you will find yourself actually longing for silence because you’ll understand how much our time together like this helps. Even if you only have a moment, seek My peace-filled Presence in silent communion with Me.
#silenceisgolden; #seekpeace; #Godiswithandforyou; #nomoreanxiety
I am still with you and for you, even when you feel like you’re coming up short. It’s okay to not be on top of everything all the time. Sometimes, this may offer others the chance to step up to the plate. You can trust Me to be God and to work things out even if you feel unprepared. Let Me be in charge while you take a step back, and watch My great hand at work. Find peace deep within as you trust Me to take care of all things.
#youareenough; #trustinGod; #thingswillworkout; #findpeace
You feel the pressure of the clock ticking and finding enough time to do everything that is needed. I get it. But carving out time like this with Me can really help your use of time to be more efficient. When you calm yourself in My reassuring Presence, it enables you to think more clearly and focus on what is most needed in the present moment. Resist the urge to examine your whole list because that just stirs up panic. Turn to Me and remind yourself of My reliable involvement. Tell yourself, “All is well.” I have a plan that unfolds perfectly for you, just one piece at a time. Take one step, pause, look to Me, and then another….soon, you will be further ahead. Use faithful expectation in how I have equipped you for all you need to live well.
#timeenoughforeverything; #nomoreanxiety; #Godisreliable; #expectGoodthings
I know your innate truth and worth. Deep inside you are the epitome of compassion. It’s because you care so deeply about others that you also get so worked up at times. Let’s work on channeling this passion for helping others with their wellbeing into more constructive focus. You don’t have to be working harder than them. Work on recognizing when you are doing so, trying to control or channel other’s decision-making. Release those who are simply unable or not ready to make better choices on their own. I know how disappointing this is for you to watch, and how you agonize over others poor life management, but hand your disappointment and your wishes for them over to Me. Trust Me to work on it while you take a break to recuperate. You can trust My loving oversight of all things, releasing the pressure to fix it yourself.
#becauseyoucare; #letGoandletGod; #dealingwithdisappointment; #notyourstofix
All is well. Even in times that feel chaotic and busy, this can still be a foundational truth. The true bottom line is that I am in control, and I make all things work together unto Good. Sometimes you have to move over and let Me drive, though. Life could be easier for you if you allowed yourself to rest comfortably in My passenger seat. Don’t be mistaken by thinking you have to plan for and control everything all the time. Try the ride from the passenger seat today and see what I mean.
#Godisincontrol; #alongfortheride; #learntorest; #easierlife
I have important work to be done through you, but you don’t bear this responsibility alone. Find the joy in the interactions scattered throughout your day. Take it easier in your head. You don’t have to succumb to feeling so pressured all the time. Make it your aim to go lightly through the day ahead instead of with heavy-laden, plodding steps. Put the bounce back in by not worrying so much about outcomes. I’ll take care of that part.
#itsnotalluptoyou; #Godwillhelp; #golightly; #nomoreworries
You can choose to rise above any darkness that seeks to distract you. Hone in on one thing at a time, mindfully approaching each task and every personal encounter with your full attention to whatever is in front of you in the moment. Do not worry about discerning or controlling a laundry list of things to do. Instead, be receptive to My nudge that brings that one thing into focus. This way you can accomplish My works without getting your feathers ruffled. See how the pressures of life are lessened when you practice the art of mounting up and taking on just one task at a time.
#onethingatatime; #nomoreanxiety; #mindfulness
Today I ask you to concentrate on doing good things for others. It takes effort to listen well, being focused and attentive to needs beyond your own. If you take one interaction at a time, by the end of the day you will be able to see that what was accomplished was enough. Take periods of rest, too. It’s okay to not overextend yourself. I am teaching you dependence upon Me, and learning to pace yourself is part of that education. I desire for you to live in peace, and not to be taking on too much that will overwhelm you. All is and can be well.
#listenup; #youareenough; #leanonGod; #nomoreanxiety
I am a reassuring God. I often see you pushing yourself, striving for that unattainable perfection and trying to be the most thoughtful, capable person who is always on top of everything. Allow Me to bless you with full acceptance of your efforts; I deem them to truly be enough. Yes, I want you to be kind, loving and thoughtful and to use your talents well, but not at the expense of beating yourself up with unrealistic expectations. My bar for you is no higher than what you can comfortably and reasonably accomplish today, – no more and no less. Aim for what is doable and leave the rest for Me to attend. Accept My fully pleased response to you, which never has to be earned. I give it freely.
#youareenough; #nomoreanxiety; #beyourself;