Ever have one of those weeks? Months? Years? Well, the past two weeks has been just that for me…exhausting. We have been looking for a new home to buy. It seemed as though we would never find “the right home” for our family. Then it happened. We found the one and the last two weeks have been crazy. And that is just the beginning.

After making an offer on our new home and finding out we won, there was excitement, then panic, then fear. There was so much to do, starting with putting our current home on the market hoping it would sell. So one week after we found our new future home, our house went on the market and 4 days later it was sold. Now on to the actual details of moving. That’s when it happened. Our family was hit with a stomach bug. All but one of our kids went down (I’ll spare you the gory details) beginning at 3:30am that morning we were up. The next night was better and then two nights later our remaining child got it at 11pm, which required us to be up most of the night.

“Choose thankfulness instead of anxiousness. There still are many things for which to be thankful.”

Marty Sweeney

At a time when so much is in transition, so much needs to be decided, and I could easily be anxious over everything, this is a good reminder. I must choose to be thankful. It’s funny how thankfulness if often the antidote to worry. That is why, if you are exhausted, tired, or anxious Marty Sweeney’s article “Exhausted? Be Encouraged” is one I highly advise you to read.

Let me know what you think of the article. Did any of it resonate with your experience? If so, what part and why? As always I love to hear from my readers, so leave me a comment below. And don’t forget to be with the Lord’s people on the Lord’s day.

Until Next Time…

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