This was written by a dear friend of mine. Some days I too need to feel the arms of Jesus around me. It is then that I realize how blessed we are to have a friend in Jesus to carry our burdens and lift us up when we are weary. Blessings – Patty
Matthew 11:28-29“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls.
As I was in church recently, an overwhelming weariness came over me. I felt really alone and distant from what was going on around me and my emotions seemed to rise to the surface. What had come over me? Was I feeling sorry for myself or was God trying to get my attention?
I am sure I am not alone when I say the holidays are particularly difficult for me. I have very little family left and those that are left do not share in my faith. The holidays can be a very lonely, discouraging time.
Then, just a few days after Christmas I took my…
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