Rest in Him
I'm tired this morning. It's not a physical thing. I slept very last night and I haven't done anything, like exercise or stuff, to cause me to be physically tired. I'm not emotionally tired. I feel great and my attitude is pretty good. Mostly, I think I'm spiritually tired.
Spiritually tired? What's that you say? I'm not sure I can adequately explain it so that anyone but me can understand. But here goes my best effort.
I can't seem to focus on reading/studying the Scripture this morning. Right now, it's hard for me to really connect with God in prayer. It's not that I don't want to, it's just that, right now, it's hard to stay focused enough. I know this isn't permanent. I realize that coming out of this funk is going to take some extra spiritual want to (bad grammar but oh well).
It's a matter of doing what I know to do; I need to go back to the basics. I need to rely on the promises from Scripture I know to be true. Here are a few of the Scriptures that have helped me in the past.
"Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you, and learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy, and my burden is light." (Matthew 11:27-30, ESV).
"He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength. Even youths shall faint and be weary, and young men shall fall exhausted; but they who wait for the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not be weary; they shall walk and not faint" (Isaiah 40:29-31, ESV).
I don't think this will last long. I just need to rest in Him. I will wait upon Him this morning. I will take him at His word. I will let Him accomplish His work in me. Our God is an awesome God!