Exhale

Happy Mother’s Day to our mothers and any women who play influential roles in our lives!

Pour out all your worries and stress upon him and leave them there, for he always tenderly cares for you.

1 Peter 5:7 TPT

Oops, the leaving part, that is what trips me up sometimes. I breathe it all in one moment, exhaling and finding myself at peace. However, in the next moment, I take it all up again, inhaling and finding myself restless.

What I fail to account for is how draining and vain inhalation is. Asking myself questions that I cannot answer about life, six months and six years from now, is burdensome, sending me down a bottomless pit, from which the only escape available is to exhale. Withdrawing worry thoughts from one’s stream of consciousness and transferring the weight of them to Jesus.

Exhaling is a daily (and sometimes moment by moment) practice. It takes self-awareness and swift action because taking cares, as oppose to casting cares tends to be our immediate default.

In these current times, we are constantly bombarded with potential panic-prompting information. However, no matter how dire the situation appears to be (or is depicted to appear), we must continue to breathe. Taking deep breaths and exhaling all worries, for we know that God cares for us and He is the air that we breathe…


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