Have you ever been tired and didn’t know why?
You’re not sad. You’re not depressed. You trust God. You even laugh and smile though everything isn’t ideal in your life.
You’re tired, yet still lie awake at night.
Are you stressed? No, not really because you trust God.
When someone tells you, “Be encouraged!” You say, “You know what? When I think about it…I really am encouraged.”
So why are you tired? Why do you feel drained?
That’s why…because you ARE encouraged.
Sometimes, it takes great effort to stay encouraged.
Being encouraged in difficult circumstances takes more than just ‘mustard seed faith’.
Staying encouraged can be spiritual, mental and psychological HEAVY LIFTING.
Especially when you’re not only carrying the weight of your own burdens, but you’re also encouraging those around you.
How many times have you been down and either no one else knew, or you knew there was nothing that no one else could do? So, you encouraged yourself in the Lord.
If you’re both tired but encouraged today, I pray that God renews your strength and refreshes your mind body and spirit in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Isaiah 40:31 (NKJV)
31 But those who wait on the Lord
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.