weight of worry

Worry weighs a person down; an encouraging word cheers a person up.

Proverbs 12:25 NLT

Have you ever worn ankle weights at the gym? Suddenly even a task like walking takes extra effort. When considering your worries, picture yourself as a person with ankle weights who has never worked out. Worry does nothing but add heaviness to your life. When you take into consideration that we are called to run a race, it is significantly more difficult to run with our ankles carrying weights. The solution seems to be right in this verse, but sometimes we find ourselves in seasons where an encouraging word from the outside seems scarce.

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(white-flag strategy) countdown!

54 days ago I wrote a post inviting you on a 63 day journey with me!

A wonderful 7 week journey of prayer!

And I can hardly believe we are only 9 days away from its completion!!!!

So far, (if you have been one of my prayer companions,) we have prayed The Surrender Novena 5 times together, completing the 6th one today.

Which means tomorrow begins our 7th and final Surrender Novena together, ending on Election Day, November 3rd.

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white-flag strategy

Several of my more recent posts have been a “purging,” as such.

A regular tossing-aside of some creepy-crud matters!

Could you tell?

Hopefully, it has been quite obvious that…

I do not like discord!

Nope. Nada. Zilch.

And there certainly has been enough of THAT floating around since 2016!

(With no signs of stopping, I might add.)

So, what’s an optimist to do?

(Besides cheering them on – toward a happier path, that is!)

Giggles.

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