This morning, I realized that I don’t start my day out with God. I wake up, realize I’m still exhausted, and then begrudgingly get out of bed and attempt to make myself look and feel human so that each task can be checked off in my planner. Most of the time, though, I end up overwhelmed and discouraged.
I know me, and I know that I am not the person who will spend hours a day reading my Bible or committing to a devotional. That’s pretty ironic since I wrote a devotional… but anyway… =)
I stumbled upon this website this morning, and this article hit my “AH-HA” nerve. It’s just what I needed today to help me deal with everything that’s going on. I hope you find it helps you to start out this week. Blessings to you~ Angela Walsh
Full article found here —> Fighting Daily Discouragement- from 5 minutes for Faith
Excerpt by Dawn Paoletta:
There’s a saying about the little things in life. It’s the little things, so the saying goes that can end up being the big things. This can be true in relationships, careers, and attitudes. A teensy mouse can terrify a huge elephant, and so the story goes, one young man with the proper vision took down a giant who had defied armies. The unnoticed dripping faucet by day rings out like a maddening racket in the quietness of night, when one longs for quiet and sleep. It’s the little things we are thankful for, we rejoice in and the little things heaped upon us that can undo us in one moment.
It’s no wonder we find ourselves feeling overwhelmed when we deal with bits of discouragement daily. Who can avoid all negativity?
Complete the article here