Said the Robin to the Sparrow..!

“What?” I angrily asked the two birds that morning while they looked in at me, outside my window. Were they laughing at me? They seemed to be giggling. I didn’t have time for their childish behavior and slammed the window shut. This happened a few weeks ago, I was exhausted, and I guess it happens to all of us, we get so caught up with rushing and pushing and getting things done that suddenly we find we’re not just tired but also depressed. I found myself going down, down, down.
That same night, while trying to sleep I felt the light on my cell phone blinking and looked at the message, it was, “Be still and know that I am God!” suddenly I smiled. It seemed a message from Someone who’d been watching His child floundering and had decided to talk to me!
Be still: It was a command; STOP wriggling, STOP moving, stop, just STOP rushing around, STOP getting worried, just stop, STOP and let me handle things.
Then I remembered the two birds and also remembered a little plaque on a table in my childhood home. It had a worn-out picture of a sparrow and a robin and as I peered at it, could decipher words, which went like this:

Said the Robin to the Sparrow,
“I should really like to know,
Why these anxious human beings
Rush about and worry so.”
Said the Sparrow to the Robin,
“Friend I think that it must be,
That they have no Heavenly Father,
Such as cares for you and me!

Is that the truth? Is that what the birds were thinking as they looked in at me? Giggling, I had no one? Is that what the birds in the air, and our dogs and cats, think when they see us so worried and hassled? That we have no one?
I tried everything that day; deep breathing exercises, breathe deep all the goodness you can and exhale all the negative thoughts. Again, and again and again, all the breath my lungs can take, then somebody suggested a massage and massage man gave my legs and knees a good malish, “He knows all the acupressure spots on your feet that cause worry!”
So, it was malish and deep breathing, deep breathing and malish, but finally two birds and a message, “Be Still!”
A group of Americans made a trip with Brazilian natives down the Amazon River. The first day they rushed. The second day they rushed. The next day they rushed. One day, anxious to continue the trek, they were surprised to find the natives seated together in a circle. When asked the reason for the delay, a guide answered, “They are waiting. They will not move further until their souls have caught up with their bodies.”
This Sunday, the beginning of another week ‘BE STILL’ and let your Heavenly Father care for you..!





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