When you're tired and empty

When you're tired and empty

Sometimes there's just nothing left in the tank. I'm not talking about chronic depression, just plain old, run-of-the-mill malaise. When there's too much housework to even know where to start. Or when you've been sick in bed for a week and somehow you're still tired but also bored. Here's my advice: If you do nothing, then the nothingness will certainly win. But if you can let go of the things that aren't important, and intentionally surrender to God all the things that are, then the day may not be lost. Take a deep breath, and repeat after me...

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The battle beneath the surface

The battle beneath the surface

If whatever you're doing right now just feels like it's sucking the life out of you in a profound way, then I want you to consider that there is a battle raging beneath the surface of what you can see. When you show up each and every day, you are going to war, that's why it's so exhausting. But we need you to keep going.

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