When You Feel Overwhelmed…

There they are. The bills that need paying. The papers that need filing. The calendar that needs space. Occupying my writing stool — clothes that need folding, in one tight place — life choking life.

Is all this necessary?

Open there — the words that remind me to breathe, “Only one thing is necessary.” Mary, who sat before the Master, hanging on every word He said, has chosen better than I. It will never be taken from her — or me. But, I give it away when I am overly occupied, busily distracted, and worn weary.

I hear the Lord whisper quiet to my my soul — the same question Jethro asked Moses, “What are you really accomplishing here?”  (Exodus 18:14 NLT) …



I am so honored to be guest posting at Always Alleluia today.

It is where you will find the rest of this post. and some of what I practice:

REFOCUS — RELEASE — RENEW — LIVE (because we cannot RE-LIVE)

Will you join me over at Kris’s place?

She is a beautiful soul, and speaks life and grace to my heart

every time I read her words.

Michele-Lyn Ault
Michele-Lyn is still more of a mess than she cares to admit, but she will so you will know you we are all in the process. You'll find her writing about motherhood, missions, and embracing beautiful messes, while learning to live a life surrendered to God She's an advocate for World Help, and you can find her on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and Pinterest. But, Instagram is her favorite.
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  • http://redemptionsbeauty.com Shelly Miller

    I couldn’t leave a comment over at Kris’s place for some reason but just wanted to let you know I enjoyed your helpful, practical post on letting go of what is not needful. And focus on relationship – that is where life is lived well, in those moments.

    • http://www.alifesurrendered.com Michele-Lyn

      Shelly,

      I wonder why the comment link wouldn’t work. Well, I am glad you took the time to stop over here and leave such words that encourage! I always love to hear from you. You are a gift to the body of Christ. Blessings to you, dear friend.

      Michele-Lyn

  • http://www.danapittman.com Dana

    Gladly…

    • http://www.alifesurrendered.com Michele-Lyn

      Dana,

      So happy you did hop on over :)

      Blessings to you,

      Michele-Lyn

  • http://myfreshlybrewedlife.com/ Barbie

    I love Kris’ place. Heading over now!

    • http://www.alifesurrendered.com Michele-Lyn

      Barbie,

      She is a blessing, isn’t she? Thanks again for stopping by and leaving so much love :)