The first woman had been in ministry for five months. The second was in her 20th year. Both were feeling the exact same way. Overwhelmed.
I haven’t been able to get these two women out of my mind.
It’s probably because overwhelmed would be a good descriptor for most people I know (not just people in “ministry” or the guy writing this blog post).
…an overwhelmed parent?
…an overwhelmed pastor?
…an overwhelmed teacher?
…an overwhelmed employee?
…an overwhelmed executive?
Feeling overwhelmed is not the exception these days. It’s the rule. (Heavy sigh.)
In the last week since these conversations took place, I’ve been pondering what leads to the overwhelmed-ness that seems to mark our lives.
The longer I ponder, the more clearly I see the direct correlation between how much I believe three lies and how overwhelmed I feel. (This is certainly not an exhaustive list. I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments.) [Read more…] about The 3 Lies That Are Making You Feel Overwhelmed