I am a restless soul lost with my mind always on the move wherever I am or wherever I go. I am a ceaseless wanderer plotting and planning my next step. Whether walking, sitting, or driving down the road, my mind reeling between painful and pleasant memories along with pondering what the future holds. Within all the craziness, I question my sanity and wonder, will I survive the current pain-and-suffering I’m going through? (The Fear of the Silence is Killing Us) I am a restless soul in need of a cure.
No wonder I feel stressed and exhausted at the end of the day. When I continuously fight yesterday’s battles and worry about tomorrow’s finances as an everyday practice, there is little peace. I know trying to drown out the noise and thoughts with whatever is on the screen in front of me does little good. The sad commentary on my life is I put up with the constant agitation in my mind that robs me of my peace, but the good news there is hope and a way to overcome it.
Lord, thank you for your help at this point, I’m now aware of how out-of-control my mind is and how much my life is involved in a constant cycle of fear, anxiety, and worry. Lord, I thank you that I recognize I cannot drown my worries and drug my mind as a way to find peace.
I am thankful you promised you would be my peace, my comfort, my anchor, and will never let me Go. Lord, I thank you that I do not have to be a prisoner in my mind. You provide a way to escape from the mindless chatter and thoughts that fill my head. (CALMING MY RESTLESS MIND)
You have promised as I make the meditations of my heart acceptable in your sight, oh Lord, and practice living in your present moment by moment, your peace will settle my wayward thoughts. When I stop and take the time to meditate on you alone, you do a lasting work within my soul. When I contemplate on you and learn to release all the other thoughts in my mind, I find in the silence peace for my soul. You are the cure for my restless soul.
Scripture: May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer. Psalm 19:14 NIV
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