We live in a world where anxiety and depression are some of the biggest issues young people face. It’s no surprise because young people are constantly glued to their phones - heck, we all have our phones in our back pockets! We scroll through Instagram, check Facebook, flick through Twitter, use Snapchat, watch videos on YouTube - the list is endless. In a world of endless technology and digital connection, it’s so easy for those things to become a substitute for real, in-person connection.
"I’m so busy” seems to be the mantra of the 20-something population, blindly running around without taking a single minute to rest. It’s easy to fill our schedules to the brim in the years where everything seems to be defined by newness. Being a new wife, or a new mom, or working a new job, or being a new blogger...
Ladies, it's time for some #realtalk.
Sometimes my immediate response to hurt, disappointment, exhaustion, worry or frustration is to retract in to my own space, and my own thoughts. But the truth is, in the back of my mind, I know that all I have to do is open my heart to Jesus, and let His presence rush in. So why, when I know that I would find an immediate, tangible, unexplainable peace, do I not open my heart to God's presence? Tonight, I felt God drop the 'why' into my heart.