Casting Your Burdens
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Daily Lift #595

Casting Your Burdens

"Cast your burden upon Hashem, and He will sustain you." (Psalms 55:23)

  Everyone in the world has burdens. Some are heavier than others – some are lighter. You cannot always tell how heavy someone else's burden is; you only have the subjective experience of your own. But know, with clarity, that just as you have burdens, so does everyone else.

  Here we have the ultimate advice on how to handle your burdens: do not do it alone. You never have to do it all yourself. As a matter of fact, it's impossible to do it all yourself. You can call upon the Almighty, your Father, your King, Creator and Sustainer of the universe to help you. Our verse tells us that you can give over your entire load of baggage to Hashem, and He will sustain you.

(Growth Through Tehillim: Exploring Psalms for Life Transforming Thoughts, p. 129)

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