God holds me up when I feel like giving up

Once again, I find myself sorry that I have been away so long from this blog. I regret not posting, because I know that there are people who come here who really need God in their lives. We all do.

I am in a time of emotional turmoil. I am wounded in a way I hoped never to be,

Jesus Himself is tending to me. No one is like He is. Jesus knows everything, He understands it all. He is gentle and kind. He will reassure you and comfort you. He can be relied on completely.

I have fallen back into His arms, because I am not strong enough to stand up under the pressure of the despair I feel.

Jesus says, “Come to Me, all who are weary and heavy-laden, and I will give you rest. Take My yoke upon you, and learn from Me, for I am gentle and humble in heart; and you shall find rest for your souls. For My yoke is easy, and My load is light.”     [NASB Bible]

We used to do tornado drills in the small town in Southern Illinois where I grew up. An alarm would go off, our teachers would lead us out, and we would kneel down on the floor, with our hands behind our heads. That is what I have been doing since the beginning of May. Jesus takes hold of my hands and pulls them off my head and reaches down and lifts my face up, and He looks at me. He sees me. He knows who I am, and He cares about what has happened. This is where I am now. I hope you’ll understand that I’m doing the best I can.