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Let Your Heart Be Light

Meet our first guest writer, Macie!


About Macie:

Macie Moseley is a lover of words, connection and french fries. A member of the social media team at Proverbs 31 Ministries, Macie is passionate about using social media to connect women with one another and with God. While a Tennessee girl at heart, Macie resides in Charlotte, NC with her husband James and her goldendoodle Charley. To connect with Macie, follow her @messagefrommace or visit her website, MacieMose.com



Scripture:

"Don’t let this throw you. You trust God, don’t you? Trust me." John 14:1 (MSG)


Devo:

"Have yourself a merry little Christmas. Let your heart be light. From now on our troubles will be out of sight.”⁣ ⁣


Let your heart be light... ⁣ ⁣


Most days, my heart feels anything but light. ⁣ ⁣


I’m constantly trying to make sure everything is under control, things are taken care of, everyone is OK and I’m prepared for whatever may come. So I fret. And I obsess. And I try to manage things that aren’t mine to carry. ⁣ ⁣

And I wind up with a heavy heart and a stressed out soul. ⁣ ⁣


But I don’t think that’s what God wants for me. I think He wants me to do something that’s scary and hard for me. He wants me to trust. ⁣ ⁣


Trust His sovereignty...⁣


Trust that others are capable...⁣



Trust that “unknown” doesn’t automatically mean bad...⁣ Trust Him. ⁣ ⁣


I don’t have to know it all. ⁣


I don’t have to plan for every possible outcome. ⁣


I don’t have to obsess over what people think of me. ⁣I don’t have to carry this weight that no one is asking me to hold. ⁣⁣


"Don’t let this throw you. You trust God, don’t you? Trust me. " John 14:1 (MSG)


So this Christmas, I’m going to try to trust. My troubles may not be out of sight (because let’s be honest, are they ever for an #Enneagram6?!) But I can let my heart be light by choosing to trust. ⁣ ⁣


Who’s with me?!


Macie


Journaling Prompts:


-What does choosing to trust God look like for you today? Write down a specific area you are choosing to trust Him in.


-What makes your heart feel heavy today? Acknowledge it and release it to God.


-What is something that helps you move from feeling heavy and burdened to feeling light?



Action Step:

Focus on acknowledging and releasing one thing that makes you feel heavy to God today. It might be a continual process throughout your day. You might want to meditate on the verse to encourage yourself to trust God instead.



Prayer:

Hey God, Thank you for being a God whose yoke is easy and whose burden is light. With you, we are promised a life that is light as you carry us. Help us to surrender and entrust the things that feel heavy to you today. Guide us into deeper trust this season. Amen.


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