Peace for the Soul

Today is the one Thursday each month when I have to work until 9:00 p.m., even though I was already in the office at 8:45 a.m. It is a long day for me, and sometimes just the thought of it makes my whole week seem longer. But it is better than the alternative, which was having the meeting that I now have on Thursday nights on Saturday mornings, so I am not complaining.

Sometimes this week can make me feel both physically and mentally weary. But this week, all I am feeling is the physical weariness. I have been spending more time in prayer in the morning (a discipline I hope to keep up), and so have not felt as mentally weary this week. I am taking advantage of one of Jesus’ promises:

 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.” Matthew 11:28-30.

My body is still tired, but my soul is at rest and peace. For that I am grateful to my Savior. But now I have to go get set up for my meeting.

I am a Jesus Freak, and I don't care who knows it. I am a wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter, and friend. My blood family is only part of the larger family of Christ that I belong to. I love to write, especially about my dear Savior.


2 Responses

  1. Linda,

    I pray that God will strengthen you both spiritually and physically in the coming days..

    God Bless,

    • Rani, Thanks. He has strengthened me spiritually, and has given me the wisdom to know what I need to do to be strengthened physically. I appreciate your prayers and would ask that you pray I would have the self-control to implement the wisdom He has given me in this area. Peace, Linda

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