I fight back the tears because I should be able to handle all of this. And yet the weight of the responsibilities and the number of items on my to-do list threaten to claim my sanity. Guilt follows the tears because I accepted all of these roles, after all. Most of them I chose and most of them bring me joy. But the sum of them equal pressure that can sometimes be too much.

Maybe you have felt overwhelmed lately too. I wrote this piece in the midst of my struggle to figure out how to balance my expectations and the expectations of the people around me. I’m grateful to Choosing Him Ministries for allowing me to share as their guest contributor. I pray after reading you discover as I have, the grace and peace God provides.

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