Carry EachotherDaily Thoughts
As I sit here thinking of what to write to you, my heart goes out to the people around me suffering loss and going through trials. Blogs and ‘Daily Thoughts‘ seem trivial and unimportant in light of people’s real and present circumstances. Normally I plan out in my head what I am going to write, but for this one I’m just going to spill my heart out.
It is true that you are either a missionary or a mission field! You are either fighting one of your own battles or fighting someone elses. It does not so matter which one as long as you keep fighting, keep persevering, keep serving, keep hoping and ultimately keep loving.
Just today I was talking to God how I feel I am reaching the end of my capacity, that I feel exhausted and squeezed dry of spare time. I feel like one of them magic acts where you have to keep all the plates spinning on the poles. I might have felt I deserved some gratitude for my busyness until God gently reminded me…”You haven’t got it that bad have you really?“
The truth is, when people face battles of their own, it’s an honour and a privilege to be someone who picks up the slack, carries their load and takes on their burdens. What I constantly feel reminded of is that I must focus on serving others, and God will serve me. If I look to my own agenda and only meet my own needs then I lose sight of what is important. I must lay down my issues and my desires for the sake of others.