Grr! One more thing and I’m just gonna lose it! Jesus, Your Word says to cast my burdens at Your feet? Well, I’m casting them! Here ya go! Take them!
I watch as You pick them up carefully. “Ok, Kat,” You say. “Just remember. These are Mine, not yours. You gave them to Me, and you can’t have them back. Not unless I give them to you.”
How could this be, Lord? Shouldn’t I be able to handle them? These things I’m trying to do? Those people who need my help? But they’re so heavy on my shoulders, my neck! Ugh, what do I do?
“Keep putting them at my feet,” You say, “and all those things you have to do. I’ll carry them for you. I’ll tell you when to help Me. But you must give them to me first.”
And what about my mind, Lord! It’s making me crazy! First I think I’m fine, and then I’m not! What am I supposed to do?
“Place it all at My feet.”
But Lord, I can’t even do that! I get out of bed and my mind is already racing!
“Put everything at my feet. And spend a little time with Me.”
How, Lord? And how can You love me? I’m a mess.
“I love that mess. Now come unto me, all ye that labour and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”
That’s all I want, Lord.
“I know. So be still, and know that I am God. Cast your cares upon me, Kat, for I care for you.”
That’s all I want. Lord. But I’m supposed to be more like You, not this train wreck. And if I’m supposed to be like You, doesn’t that mean I need to give? I feel so overwhelmed. But how can I say no to those who need me?
“Even Moses had to learn say no. Remember, I was here for a specific purpose. I said, “I must work the works of him that sent me.” Why did God send you, Kat? So read My Word. Be still. And most of all, cast your care upon Me.”
“And while you’re at it, Kat, cast My care upon Me, too.”
References: Matthew 11:28, Psalm 46:10, 1 Peter 5:7, John 9:4