My yoke is easy and my burden is light.
One would expect a burden to be heavy. N’est pas? A God given one is though said to be light. Does this imply if the burden is crushing it is not appropriate for the carrier. Even a donkey is not meant to be destroyed by its duties!
I had been anxious through the day, had a payment dead line to meet by close of business the next day else various complications were bound to follow…
I struggled to focus all day, then all night could not sleep till early hours of the next morning! All day my head pounded, anxiety took over in an unbelievable way, all I kept doing was sighing helplessly. Usually I would have thought: what is the worst that can happen?, and would have imagined the worst, confronted it mentally after which it never even happened. Why was this do hard to deal with? My consolation was God could see my pain and His love for me was unchanging even if my unwise decisions had left me in a mess!
Wow! A few hours to the time I gave up! I was not even going to try and sort it out. I would let go of fear and anxiety and let the worst happen. I would take life a day at a time, moment by moment.
It was unbelievable! The moment I let go ideas flooded in, resolving the matter incredibly!! I felt light hearted as other thoughts for the future were consolidated. I really could have danced all night! I was now so excited and relieved that I struggled to sleep for joy of the weight lifted, despite being tired from the previous night.
It dawned on me I had burdened myself by taking on responsibilities beyond my capabilities! The burden was not Godly else it would be light.
Let go and let God!