Then Jesus said, “Come to me, all of you who are weary and carry heavy burdens, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you. Let me teach you, because I am humble and gentle at heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy to bear, and the burden I give you is light.” Matthew 11:28-30 The Holy Bible, The New Living Translation
A lecturer, when explaining stress management to an audience, raised a glass of water and asked, “How heavy is this glass of water?”
Answers called out ranging from 2 to 5 pounds.
The lecturer replied, “The precise weight doesn’t matter. It depends on how long you try to hold it.”
He continued, “If I hold it for a minute, that’s not a problem. If I hold it for an hour, I’ll have an ache in my right arm. If I hold it for a day, you’ll have to call an ambulance. In each case, it’s the same weight. But the longer I hold it, the heavier it becomes.
“And that’s the way it is with stress management.
If we carry our burdens all the time, sooner or later, as the burden becomes increasingly heavy, we won’t be able to carry on.
As with the glass of water, you have to put it down.”
Go to Jesus to lift the your burdens. His shoulders can carry them better than you can. Joseph a son of Jehovah
Prayer: My dearly Beloved Jehovah Rapha (God my healer Jeremiah 33:6 ) upon bended knees my I surrender all my stress to You. I know that Your strong, yet gentle hands will lift it from my weary, aching shoulders.
I thank you for gently lifting them from my weary, sore shoulders and tenderly heals my aching heart.
Oh how I love You Poppa, for Your loving tender care You so graciously abundantly bless me with.
I magnify You in the name of the best doctor there is Jesus Christ. Amen
May you be blessed with the gentle loving healing that only our loving Poppa in Heaven can apply. Joseph a son of Jehovah
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