Saddlebags… Then and Now

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Saddlebags…
is the word that came to me…
when I thought of all the broken…
and the heavy burdens they carry.
For the original “saddlebags”…
were used as a horse was rode…
to pack with items needed…
and even carry a heavy load. Continue reading

Burdens, Burdens, Burdens…

This is for the many who seemingly carry the weight of the world on their shoulders from the various abuses. Most of us have a tendency to try to please others but we can not carry the blame for the things that they do wrong. We can’t fix them or their situations. Only God can.  We just have to trust Him and lay those burdens down at His Feet.

Burdens, burdens, burdens…
that so many of us carry.
Trying to please others…
like parents or the ones we marry.
For we carry the burdens…
like the weight of the world…
trying to make everyone happy…
as the others emotions swirl.
For many of us get blamed…
when abusive people get angry…
and we assume the guilt…
that we weren’t meant to carry. Continue reading

At The Foot of The Cross

This message for those who struggle with the concerns of life with children, health, wealth, and all the struggles that have plagued us. God wants us to lay them down at His Feet and trust Him with all that concerns us.

At the foot of the cross…
is where we lay our burdens down.
And it’s only then…
that true Peace can be found.
For we are not meant…
to carry these burdens alone.
And God is waiting patiently…
for our trust in Him to be shown. Continue reading

Heavy Burdens… Like Weight on Our Shoulders

This is for those who have been wounded by abuses and their weight has become an issue for them. Some turn to anorexia or bulimia while many others turn to overeating. These are all caused by deep wounds affecting their self-esteem and leading many to depression. We don’t have to carry these burdens any more. God wants to help us all.. we just have to trust Him.

Heavy burdens…
like weight on our shoulders…
aren’t meant to be carried…
like big enormous boulders. Continue reading