Motivational Monday Moment – 3/20/2017

It’s the first day of spring. I’m late getting my post out. I needed to be motivated this morning so I’ve struggled with what to write. Please forgive me for the delay. I started thinking about what I could tell you to motivate you this morning. I had nothing.

I didn’t feel motivated. I felt tired and exhausted of having to fight the same battle over and over again. I felt as though my back was up against the wall. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know what to say. I just knew that I wanted peace.

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There are some difficult situations that I have to face in the coming weeks. I will share more as I know more, but I was really feeling overwhelmed. I told Mr. C that I needed him to encourage me this morning. To make me feel better.

He said “You have a job. You have money. You woke up this morning. Your son is healthy. You have a boss that is understanding.” Okay, I get it. Not enough. But, poignant and true. I wasn’t giving thanks. I was feeling the pain of my issue and not giving the praise.

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I talked to another friend about my situation and he told me that God told him that “It’s a blessing to be tested and tried by Him. “ He told me to not dismay and know that God is blessing me regardless of whatever I’m going through. He told me to be encouraged and know that we serve a mighty God.

I know.

I’m human.

I just want peace.

Every time I feel like I get a little peace and quiet, things come along to disturb the natural order of the way I believe my life should work. The peace that I thought I had is always short lived. Things disturb this natural order and I feel overwhelmed. I’m struggling ya’ll.

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I know that what Mr. C said and what my friend said made sense. I’m a Christian and sometimes I feel like I’m failing. I’m failing at trying to keep chaos from interfering in my life. I didn’t ask for this. I just want to ride out the peace for years to come.

I know that I’m not living in reality right now. What’s wrong with wanting peace? Nothing. 51ef3e3fc97a88c221e264f8e788cbf0

But, God.

God spoke to me through music to ease my weary soul. He often speaks to me through music when I’m going through something and I ask for His help. When I pray for peace and I can’t seem to hear it through the noise of me wanting to take control of my own life and do what I want. He did it today.

I was listening to Marsha Ambrosious on Pandora and he played Mary Mary’s gospel song “Yesterday”. I had to close my office door because tears began to roll down my face as they sang “Any problems that I had he’s greater, he’s greater than them all. I decided that I cried my last tears yesterday.” – Mary Mary. God was speaking to me. I was doing too much.

I hear you God. I can’t keep crying about the situation. I gave it to you. I need to trust you to do your will. I need to lean on you and know that you are greater than any problems that I have. So, my Motivational Monday Moment is to trust. Trust God. Trust Him with everything.

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We can’t keep crying over the same situation and the same problems. We need to give our all to God. He is the way maker and we know that all things work according to His will. I trust you God. No more tears. Thy will be done.

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6 thoughts on “Motivational Monday Moment – 3/20/2017

  1. I’m the queen of the pity parties. Every now and then we get sad, overwhelmed, frustrated and scared and we live inside our heads. Then we come out take a breath regroup be thankful and get shit done and amaze ourselves. It’s faith in yourself as well as God. 😊🙏😊😊

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  2. I understand where you’re coming from we have all been there we’re human. This is where I am. God is my peace all the time. I don’t short Change God I know the power of God in me and is with me. Whatever I go through I let my peace lead because God is peace. I’m at the place in life where I’m not reacting to the stress of life. I take it on and I do my best, or I give problems to God and I don’t go back and get them. I don’t let anything disturb my peace. Peace is intimacy with God it doesn’t turn off and on. I thank God you have a intimacy with Him He can reach you when He’s ready to teach you something. My sister calls it, Let God interrupt your day. God is always with us. We earned our power in him. He doesn’t always rush to save us, He know He has given us power we earned through worship and study to handle any situation. We must know who we are in God. Remember he gifted us the Holy Spirit to protect, lead and guide us. The Holy Spirit warns us to pray when our tests are coming when our lows are come God has already equipped us to speak to our Mountain and tell it to move. We are so blessed to know Him, the Power of God. Real-Talk thank you for Monday motivation.

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