Friday, October 22, 2010

A memo from God

QUIT WORRYING: Life has dealt you a blow and all you can do is sit and worry. Have you forgotten I am here to take all of your burdens and carry them for you? Or do you just enjoy fretting over every little thing that comes your way?

PUT IT ON MY LIST: Something needs to be done and taken care of. Put it on my list. No, not your list: put it on my to-do list. Let me be the one to take care of your problem. I can't help you until you turn it over to me. And although my to-do list is long, I am after all...God. I can take care of anything you put in my hands. In fact, if truth be known I can take care of a lot of things for you that you never even realized.

TRUST ME: Once you've given your burdens to me, quit trying to take them back! Trust me. Have faith that I will take care of all your needs. Your problems are your trials. Problems with the kids? Put it on my list. Problems with finances? Put it on my list. I want to help you. All you have to do is ask.

LEAVE IT ALONE: Don't wake up one morning and say "Well, I'm feeling much stronger. I think I can handle it from here." It's simple. You gave me your burdens, and I am taking care of them. I also renew your strength and cover you in peace. Please let me.

TALK TO ME: I want you to forget a lot of things. Forget what is making you crazy. Forget the wrong and the fretting, because you know I am in control. But there's one thing I hope you never forget, don't forget to talk to me. I love you! I want to hear your voice. I want you to include me in on the things that go on in your life. I want to hear you talk about your family and friends. Prayer is just having a conversation with me. I want to be your dearest friend.

HAVE FAITH: I see a lot of things from up here that you can't see from there. Trust me: you don't want the view from my eyes. I will continue to take care of you, take care of your needs, and watch over you. You only have to trust me. Although I have a much bigger task than you, it seems you have trouble just doing your simple part. How hard can it be? Turn it over, give it to me, and trust that I will take care of it...because I will.

SHARE: You were taught to share when you were 2 years old, don't forget. The same rules still apply. Share will those who are less fortunate. Share your joy with those who need encouragement. I bless you everyday with things to share. Please share them, it is important.

BE PATIENT: I manage to fix it so in just one lifetime you could have many diverse experiences. You grow from a child to an adult, have children, change jobs many times, learn many trades, travel to many places, meet thousands of people, and experience so much. Please don't be impatient when it takes me a bit longer than you think it should take to tend to your problems. Trust in my timing, for it is perfect. Just because I created the universe in 6 days everyone thinks I should be in a rush, rush, rush.

BE KIND: Be kind to others, for I love them as much as I lover you. They may not dress like you, or talk like you, or act the same way you do, but still I love you all. Please try to get along, for my sake. I created you all differently in some way, it would be boring if you were all the same.

LOVE YOURSELF: As much as I love you, how can you not love yourself? You were created by me for one reason only- to be loved, and to give love in return. I am a God of love. Love your neighbor. But, also love yourself . It makes my heart break to see you be angry with yourself when things go wrong. You are very precious to me. I love you. Please don't ever forget that!

1 comment:

  1. WOW!! I needed to hear that today & I know a few people who need to hear that too!! I'm going to share this with them. It's put so simply, we really do like to make things so complicated!!!
    Have a great day everyone!!