Encouragement For The Weary Woman…

Encouragement For The Weary Woman  


Dear friend,

I see your fear.  I know your pain.

I have lived in that place.



How will I make it through?

You are tired. So tired.

Weary from it all.

Nothing left.



You look at your burdens and cry.  You are left with the aches of your soul.  Another fight to conquer.  Another hill to climb.




Do you know you are equipped?  He places strength in every turn.

He opens hearts.  And heals wounds.  He ministers hope.

And reveals His power, when you are without.

God equips your every need.


He knows the plan

He prepares your way

He carries you through

Each trying day.


He walks beside

Your faltering gait

Please know dear friend…

He holds your fate.


His purpose placed

Oh trust His heart.

Cling to your faith.

He will not part…


From you.


You may not know

You may not see

You may not feel.

Him near to thee.


Oh trust my friend!

He stands with you.

He shines His light

To see you through.


He knows your pain

He weeps for you

But know his Love

Can carry too.


Hold on.


Breathe in fresh hope

Oh, friend believe…

He has equipped

Your every need.


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  1. Marcia says

    Love, love, love! What strong words to hold onto in “those times”! You are such a wordsmith! Love to read those encouraging, faith-filled words!

    • says

      That is exactly what I intended in these words! Thank you for your confirmation, affirmation and total support… I know there are many who suffer more during this season for various reasons. I know that some wake to feel these feelings every day. My heart breaks for them. I pray this encourages them.

    • says

      Oh yes, remembering and trusting. Even when we don’t feel it or believe it. Trusting that He will provide all we need to survive, whatever dark path we have entered.

  2. says

    Ahhh…such comfort to read these words. I have felt your prayers, I have read your words and they bring peace and strength. So much relief to know that I am not alone and that He is right beside me helping me through. It was a rough week but I have come out stronger than I went in. Thanks to friends like you. Thanks to posts like this.

    • says

      Oh AnnMarie, I was so hoping you would get a minute to read this post! Of course I had you in mind while writing it… I am so glad you feel my prayers and you can take in these words and both give you some peace. You are equipped my dear friend! So glad you came out “stronger”. You always will…

  3. Candice says

    What wonderful encouragement to cling to for those who are in pain this holiday season….it doesn’t get any more reassuring than that!!!

    • says

      Isn’t it always good to be reminded of this? Even in our strongest days… For those in their weakest moments, I pray they see this message and it truly ministers to their hearts.

  4. Sue Theimer says

    Oh Chrissy! So beautifully written. . .such heartfelt faith!!! You are amazing. . .finding words to express your faith, passing it on to others. Very lovely!!!!

    • says

      Oh thank you SO much!!! I know you might know people who are struggling…please share if you feel it would encourage them! You know I got this gift from you… 🙂

  5. says

    I really needed this. Interestingly, you posted this on my birthday. It was a rough birthday for me because it was the eve of my twin girls first birthdays. But two days later, one of them died. And that one year anniversary was yesterday. And I appreciate you stopping by my blog and encouraging me, and I’m so glad I came back and read these words. I do believe in the power of prayer, and I can feel myself being lifted up. Thank you for reminding me WHO is always taking care of me.

    • says

      OH I am so sorry you had such a rough birthday. I can’t believe how close it is to your twins’ birthday and your tragic loss as well. Interestingly, I felt compelled to write and post this as I had such a burden to express this message. I am so glad it encouraged you Alexa. May it give you some peace to know WHO is taking care of you and your angel…

    • says

      Thank you so much. Yes… trusting that He will provide our every need is the only thing that gets me through difficult days. My prayer is that those suffering such a loss today are reminded of this Truth as well.

  6. says

    Beautiful. Remembering to lean on Him is tough for me, but it makes all the difference. Thanks for the reminder so beautifully said.

    Happy Sharefest. I hope you have a lovely weekend.

    • says

      Thank you Robin! Yes, remembering to trust Him and depend on Him when we can’t depend on the situation…is so very hard at times. Praying this reminder encourages you! We all need to be reminded…

  7. Janet says

    What a beautiful and true description of the provision and love we have in our Father, especially when we are emotionally and spiritually “fatigued”. It’s the hope that God fills us with, as we trust Him, that brings any joy and peace to our souls. This comes from Romans 15:13 and has been one of many “life lines” I cling to during times of pain and suffering. Thanks for your wise and inspirational words!

    • says

      I’m so glad you shared Romans 15:13 Janet. May His word continue to fill your heart, mind and soul with love and strength and encouragement. And may His spirit continue to illuminate your path and guide your days. I love you so much, dear friend. Your faith is a true inspiration.

  8. says

    Such beautiful, inspiring and well-timed words. Thank you for sharing this with us all! You have truly been a blessing to me today.
    Visiting from SITS and so glad I did.
    Have a fantastic week!

    • says

      Yes Holly, I agree. With heavy hearts we cling to our children, and imagine the worst… just terrifying and horrifying to even try to understand what they are going through. Thanks so much for stopping by and reading. So grateful.

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