Have you ever noticed that everything happens at once? If you're going to be overwhelmed, then you're going to be completely overwhelmed. If something is going to break, then at least 3 somethings are going to break, as well. If you've had a great morning, then you're very probably going to have a great day.
So many of the people who are an integral part of my life are suffering from this reality. Some are overwhelmed and discouraged. Some are just living each day as it comes, because it's simply too painful to live, looking ahead. Some are fighting their way through, grasping for every foothold that might offer leverage.
Scripture tells us that we won't be given anything that we cannot bear. I know sometimes it seems like that's not true because - let's face it - when it rains, it pours. But, I think we must remember that it is true and we will not be left alone to defend ourselves or to pull through the mud. Let's not forget that we have each other for a reason and that even if we were all alone, we would never truly be so.
Thanks for the reminder that everyone goes through times of being overwhelmed. It helps to remember that it's just for a time and that others are struggling too. Thanks for being a good friend to those who are in that spot - good friends are lifesavers for sure.
I am reminded of something I read in The Greatest Salesman in the World......"this too shall pass"... and all of life is subject to this reality.
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