Set the pace…
A new month always feels like a fresh start. It gives me the opportunity to change the narrative that I have created over time. You see the last few months I have been trying to desperately to keep an unacceptable pace. I have been wearing myself down all in the name of Jesus and sister that is an ugly place to be. God never intended for us to have an unacceptable pace, He never intended for us to be overwhelmed, worn out and burned out.
God has allowed me to set my own pace and He has waited patiently until I figured out that it is out of control and not His plan.
So here I am, completely ready to let God set the pace, not rushing or striving constantly for things that don’t matter…not hurried and missing out on life because something went undone on my list of things to do. This is the pace He sets by me doing just what He has asked. The pace is set by lingering in His Word, in prayer and in the priorities that He declares important. It means saying “no” to things that I may like doing in exchange for what is more important. It means finally letting go of tasks that I don’t want to do anymore, that keep me in my overwhelmed frame of mind. It means saying “yes” to my kids and to my family more often, it means saying “yes” to more quiet and restful moments, rather than rushed or hurried days.
Maybe you feel the way I do, maybe you have been chasing your own pace far too long.
The beauty of God teaching us this right now is that we are entering the busiest season of the year, the most non-stop, rushed and hurried time. But as the season changes from the warmth of Summer to the coolness of Fall, lets embrace a new pace…God’s pace. Join me for the next 31 Days as we Embrace God’s Pace.