Casting Your Burdens

Ever wish you could fly like a bird? For thousands of years people wanted to be able to fly. Leonardo Da Vinci wrote the plans about how to do it, but it took 400 more years until 1903 when the Wright Brothers in North Carolina actually flew an airplane for the first time.

I love verse 22. “Cast your burden on the Lord and he will sustain you.” The word “cast” is the word used when camels drop to their knees, tilt to one side, and drop their burden. When you travel by plane, don’t carry extra baggage; it will cost you. But you don’t really need to fly to “get away from it all.” Our imagination is the tool God gives us, not just to escape from situations that we don’t like, but to remind us that God is with us with God’s love and strength. So take all that’s bothering you, and like a camel, turn it

over to God, letting the winds of the Holy Spirit lift you to a place of peace.

Psalm 55

Examples of Bible Breaths Learn More…

Give ear to my prayer, O God. V. 1
I call You and You will save. v. 16
In distress, You hear my voice. v. 17
I cast my burden on You. v. 22

We read the Psalms in numerical order on Wednesdays

These Firestarters are from a new edition of The Bible Through the Seasons being developed for families with children. For the Firestarters in the original edition, I recommend the ebook.  You will have the entire program of well over a thousand of these introductions with you on your phone or tablet! Check the menu options at the site for more information.

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