Have you ever heard the saying:  “I hit the floor running this morning”?
Maybe you have even said it yourself.

Well THIS MORNING, I started running before I even got out of bed.  My husband left really early to go play golf and I couldn’t get back to sleep.  My mind wasn’t just running – it was racing.  Racing in all directions.  I couldn’t keep up.  I tried to go back to sleep.  But I was getting dizzy from everything running in my mind.  I was almost physically sick so I opened the notepad app on my phone and started writing everything down that I didn’t want to forget.

I finally got up and did some chores around the house and sat down to have some quiet time.  My mind was still racing.  Washer going.  Dryer spinning.  Clocks ticking.  Sirens going by.  I felt like I was in a time bomb and it was about to explode.

And then I read Jesus Calling devotion by Sarah Young for today and it was perfect!  I want to share it with you.  It’s written as if Jesus were speaking directly to us.

STOP WORRYING long enough to hear My voice.  I speak softly to you, in the depths of your being.  Your mind shuttles back and forth, hither and yon, weaving webs of anxious confusion.  As My thoughts rise up within you, they become entangled in those sticky webs of worry.  Thus, My voice is muffled and you hear only “white noise.”

Ask My Spirit to quiet your mind so that you can think My thoughts.  This ability is an awesome benefit of being My child, patterned after My own image.  Do not be deafened by the noise of the world or that of your own thinking.  instead, be transformed by the renewing of your mind.  Sit quietly in My Presence, letting My thoughts reprogram your thinking.

All I could think about was Psalm 46:10 – Be still and know that I am God.

So I did.

I hope you will, too.