Anchors and Anxiety
David & I have had to make a lot of major decisions at work lately. It's exhausting and unnerving some days. It's not all reindeer games. We've both been carrying a lot of extra anxiety that we shouldn't.
This morning, I decided to have my breakfast outside on a paper plate-you know-less dishes to wash later.
After eating, I sat back in my chair listening to the wind blow through the trees, talking to my Heavenly Father who created the view I was enjoying. I was thanking him for the trees, the leaves, the wind.
That same wind picked up my plate and started to blow it away, so I put my metal fork on it to hold it down. Very simple thinking, right?
In my heart, I heard, "Let me be your anchor when the winds of anxiety want to carry you away. Stay rooted in my truth, and you won't blow away in the storms of this life."
"Yes, Lord, I will. Thank you."
If you're anxious today, I pray this encourages you. The Lord is the lifter of our heads, a present help in troubled times, the one who shoulders our burdens and loves us fiercely. He will never leave nor forsake. He's got me. He's got you. We can rest in His peace. We can rest in Him.