I will freely admit that I struggle with taking on too much with the hopes that I do not let anyone down. I over-commit; and as a result, at times I forget to do some of the most important tasks on my list. I can imagine this is what is going on in Moses’ life as well.
When seasons of extreme business come, even the tasks that are most enjoyable can become a frustration and struggle. Moses was beginning to show signs of burnout and his father-in-law, Jethro, saw the cracks in the foundation before they fully formed. He encouraged Moses to appoint others to positions of leadership and delegate his responsibilities. I know that this is not an option for everyone. I am the husband to a young lady who is the embodiment of this, a house full of children and responsibilities. One of the most difficult struggles we have at the moment is the balance between rest and a busy schedule.
My encouragement to you today is that rest is biblical. Do not give up on rest. You are better in almost every role in your life when you take the time to rest and recover in the Lord.
In Christ, Bro. Les