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Do Not Take Too Much Hay

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One hand full of rest and patience is better than two fists full of labor and chasing after the wind. Ecclesiastes 4:6 The Holy Bible Amplified Version

I have seen far too many work themselves into self destruction. They never have enough. It is like trying to catch the wind, it is impossible. They work overtime every opportunity they can get just so they can buy that new car or go on that great cruise. If you have a family they are the ones that suffer because of your absence. You will lose in the long run as well. Because you neglected your children when they were young, when you get old and need help they will neglect you.

Could this be the reason there is so much road rage on the highways today?

You also lose with your mental and physical health. You will have nervous breakdowns, you will have insomnia, you will develop ulcers, you will develop heart problems. Then what good does all that money do you?

Live a simple life and take time to be with your family and with your Heavenly Father. It is much more beneficial to you.

Do not take too much hay in your pitchfork (do not take on too much work).

  Prayer: Thank you Jehovah-Shalom (The Lord blesses with Peace) that You bless me with peace when I rest in Your presence both in my daily life and during that one special day we commune together. I exalt Thee in the name of the Prince of Peace Jesus Christ. Amen

May the gentle assurance of Jesus’ sweet love encompass you today and every day. Joseph a son of Jehovah

Author: ropheka

As Christ is our King, so too are we His free will servants Joseph a son of Jehovah I have been a faithful servant of our Lord for the past forty years. He has led me to move from the farm to the city. It was there I learned natural medicine as well as to serve by doin volunteer work in a hospital. This was preparing me for the next stage of growth and service unto Him. The next phase was to live in a tent in the western provinces of Canada planting trees. It has here in His marvelous creation of nature that He taught me so much of Himself while serving others in camp as a first aid attendant. If anybody got sick or injured they always came to me. As well, I learned to be a big brother and care about their mental health and for most, it was the first time they were ever loved. This caring for others prepared me for the next step which was to be a teacher all over China. Here not only did my example guide many to our Heavenly King but also taught me how to deal with narcissist. This prepared me to come home to take care of a narcissistic mother while dealing with narcissist family members. It was in China that the Lord also guided me to become a Christian writer which has been faithfully done for the past ten years. I know not what will happen tomorrow but I know who holds tomorrow in His hands and it is Him I place my total confidence and trust in. Joseph a son of Jehovah

2 thoughts on “Do Not Take Too Much Hay

  1. Dear Joseph,

    Thank you for this reminder! I do have workaholic tendencies, but it’s not because of monetary rewards. Being a tutor, I have a lot of work–lesson planning off the clock on my personal time (without pay). I guess I justify this behavior because I am still single and my only dependent is my mother since I am her caregiver. But yes, I have been thinking a lot about cutting back so that I can have more time with God (aside from my daily devotional and Bible reading time).

    Sending you blessings! May your wisdom and light continue to shine brightly for others to learn from.

    Your sister in Christ

    • I was a teacher in China for ten years and most times more time was spent making up the lessons than teaching them. As well I was a private tutor and it was the same there. Many times there was complete burn out. That was good as it taught me to take time out to spend with the One I love the most.

      From a lot of experience (both mine and every other caregiver I have talked with ) mothers are for the most part the most difficult to care for.

      May you be blessed with wisdom, patience, strength and peace to continue serving our Beloved King by serving others

      Your brother in Christ
      Joseph

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