Some of the heaviest burdens that we bare in life are not the burdens of our own. It’s the burdens of the people that we love the most.
Have you ever found yourself up late into the night, heart beating fast, mind racing, with tears in your eyes, thinking about a problem or a situation that you in all honesty can’t fix?
Maybe you have a love one fighting a drug addiction. No matter what you say, no matter how much help you extend to that person; it seems that it’s not enough to help send them down the path to recovery. Maybe you have a son or a brother heading down the wrong path. He won’t listen to you or won’t take the advice that you have given him to heart. Your spirit is broken. You know that if he doesn’t straighten up, it’s only two places that he will end up; in a jail cell or in a grave.
The problem is this; you can’t force anyone to change. You can’t make someone become drug-free. You can’t make someone want to aspire for greatness in their own life. They have to first want all those things themselves. If they don’t, you can’t help them, you can’t fix the problem or the situation.
So the next time you find yourself up late into the night, heart beating fast, mind racing, with tears in your eyes, thinking about a problem or a situation that you in all honesty can’t fix. In that moment, “Let Go and Let God.”