A Better Way to Live

“Come to Me, all you who labor and are heavy-laden and overburdened, and I will cause you to rest. [I will ease and relieve and refresh your souls.]Take My yoke upon you and learn of Me, for I am gentle (meek) and humble (lowly) in heart, and you will find rest (relief and ease and refreshment and recreation and blessed quiet) for your souls.” Matthew 11:28-29, Amplified

Early one morning I decided to make a quick run to the grocery store. I ran inside and picked up one of the baskets near the front entrance and began to shop. As I placed different items into the basket, I began to notice it getting heavier. I then picked up a large gallon of milk and glanced at the basket, wondering, “How am I going to carry this heavy load?” Just as I was about to figure out a way, a gentleman stopped me. He said, “You know ma’am, you don’t have to carry that basket like that.” I didn’t understand what he was saying until he walked over, pulled a lever from the side of my basket and suddenly transformed it into something that rolled on the floor! I laughed and thanked him for showing me a better way.

So many of us are walking through life carrying heavy loads God never intended for us to take on. Just when we figure out how to carry one burden, we add another one on top of it. We think to ourselves, “Lord, how am I going to bear all of these heavy loads?” Whatever it may be, God will do for you, through Christ, the same thing that nice gentleman did for me in that grocery store—He will show you a better way. Let Him lift every burden that is weighing you down and give you His wisdom and instructions that are light. Allow Jesus the opportunity to step in, transform your life and show you a better way to live!

Prayer: Father God, thank You for speaking to me. Help me. So many things are weighing on my heart and mind. Relieve me of this heavy load I’ve been carrying. Transform my life and show me a better way to live. In Jesus Name, Amen.

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10 thoughts on “A Better Way to Live”

  1. We do that ALL the time at least I know I do; try to carry things I’m not suppose/equipped to carry. BUT I THANK God for Jesus!!! Casting ALL my cares on him because he cares for us/me.

    Thanks my Sister!!!!💛

  2. This was a lesson to me , because I’m always carrying heavy loads I don’t have to, God will carry my load for me , if i just let Him “ I must learn that I can cast all my cares on Him . Thank you God for showing me a better way .🙏🏾

  3. Thank YOU my LORD FATHER GOD,” I receive I believe i come inagreement In our LORD JESUS CHRIST Mighty GLORIOUS NAME AMEN , Psalms 55:22, * Cast all your burdens on the LORD , and HE shall sustain you; HE shall never permit the righteous to be moved. And I Peter 5:7, * Cast all your anxiety on HIM because HE cares for you. Thank You Sister Keisha Dotk Ministrie GLORY TO GOD” Hallelujah Again as always timely message thank YOU our LORD JESUS” How easily i seem to over load in such a short time and when theres just too much on my plate things can be so over whelming sometimes how easily I forget that I can cast all my cares and burdens unto our LORD, Thank YOU our LORD JESUS,” LOVE And GOD BLESS You allSister Keisha Dotk Ministrie and all my Dotk Sisters. ALOHA Always Sister Chrissy Honolulu Hawai’i United States

  4. It is a known fact that we carry loads that are heavy, and God went to the cross so that He can carry all our sins & grief. God is our refuge & a present help in times of trouble. We must lay those burdens at Jesus feet and rest. He wants to help us, if we allow Him to. Decide today to let go & let God. When we do that, we can have assured peace. This was a right on time devotion! Burdens, Be still.

  5. I really needed these words today. I release my heavy loads to day at the throne of our HOLY FATHER Thank you for taking my heavy load . I love you Jesus 😄🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸🌸😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄😄

  6. Thank you Lord that you are carrying these heavy loads. I am so grateful to You My Jesus🙌Please bless and care for all my DOTK sisters 💜

  7. Amen..Amen..Amen!!!!
    My Soul Cries Out..AMEN!!!!
    Lord, I Thank You for being my burden bearer!! Thank You Lord, for ALWAYS being there when I need You, NEVER turning a deaf ear or a closed eye..but ALWAYS a present help!! And I’m sooo GRATEFUL for ALL that You’ve done, ALL that You do & ALL that You’re going to do..I’m GRATEFUL & THANKFUL & I PRAISE YOUR HOLY NAME LORD!!! Thank You Lord, Thank You..Thank You..Thank You for reminding me that that I don’t have to carry “the weight of the world” on my shoulders or allow my heart & head to ache or actual pain in my chest, I can bring it ALL to You & swap ALL my tears for joy!! Thank You Lord..Thank You Lord..Thank You!!! I Love You Oh Soooo Much!!!
    Lord, Please Continue To Bless & Shine Your Light Of Love Upon Your Obedient Servant Sister Kesha, Her Awesome Team, This Amazing Ministry, My Sister Felicia & My DOTK Sisters💖!!
    Be Blessed, Stay Humble & Encouraged!!
    Love Always, Your DOTK Sister In Christ, Wendy💕

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