Pause and Pray

Sometimes my schedule overwhelms me. It feels as though I’m juggling too many things. My plate is overflowing, and I’m simply trying to survive.

When I become overwhelmed, I’m quick to respond in ways that hurt the people around me. I snap at my kids and husband. I also allow the stress to pull my mood down while the anxiety in my mind rises.

When our world feels like it’s spinning out of control, we try to grab onto anything around us to pull us out of the chaos, but how often do we just stop for a moment?

It’s so hard for me to do that. It’s so hard for me to press pause when it feels like I’ve gotten caught up in everything around me.

I need to do better about silencing all the noise. I need to pause and pray. Instead of trying to control everything on my own, I need to give it over to God.

When I’m anxious…

When I’m fearful…

When I’m too busy…

Read the rest of my article in the October 2020 issue of Faith on Every Corner.

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