Peace of My Heart

An encouraging voice to drown out the noise

~Surrender~ August 13, 2013

Filed under: Uncategorized — Valerie Rutledge @ 8:20 am
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surrenderThis morning I was flipping through my notebook that I take with me to church.  I came across something that I had starred *Admit everyday-I can’t get through this day without you, God.  Otherwise you are saying, “I got this, God.  I don’t need your help.”*

I needed this reminder desperately.  To say that I have been feeling overwhelmed would be a mild understatement.  My mind has been reeling over decisions that need to be made & things that need to be done.  I have been guilty of trying to figure it all out on my own.  I have made the mistake of not asking God each and every day to guide my actions & thoughts.  No wonder I have been feeling as if my peace has been taken from me!

Not today.  Today I choose to surrender everything to the Lord.  Where I go, the things I do, the words I speak…I pray that God would be at the forefront of it all.  Today I will walk behind Him rather than trying to plow my own way.  Today I will rely on God’s promise and believe that He wants us to have a blessed life.  One that is happy, fulfilled, content, settled & prosperous not hectic, chaotic, rushed, stressed, empty & meaningless.

“This is what I told them: ‘Obey me, and I will be your God, and you will be my people. Do everything as I say, and all will be well!’”

(Jeremiah 7:23 NLT)



5 Responses to “~Surrender~”

  1. Thank you I needed this reminder as well.

  2. Heidi Viars Says:

    Surrender … my One Word for this year … … thanks so much for sharing this and reminding my heart of the importan ce of giving it to the Lord continually … all of it!… Be blessed sister, as you give it all to Him who will never leave you disappointed … 🙂

  3. I sure agree and needed this today, too. Thanks

  4. Totally surrendered is as powerful as we will ever become. The stronger we try to be on our own, the weaker we are in actuality. Thanks for this reminder. 🙂

    You go, girl!


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