I dug the shovel into the wet soil, pulled up on the roots, and placed tangled weeds one-by-one into a large Ikea bag. After a half hour my back ached, and the large number of remaining weeds angered me.
“I can pull weeds for the rest of my life and never finish. This is such a waste of time,” I thought.
A few minutes of anxiety passed, and the Holy Spirit softly unearthed a lie I believed: my value depends on my achievements.
Somewhere along the way this lie planted in my soul and produces tangled weeds. I live with constant self-talk: “Gotta get more done…gotta get more done.” The anxiety is exhausting.
DO YOU EVER TIRE OF THE ANXIETY TO PUSH HARDER TO ACHIEVE MORE SO THAT OTHERS (OR GOD) WILL VALUE YOU?
HERE ARE 3 TRUTHS GOD IS REMINDING ME: