Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.

Where Do You Leave Your Worries?

Written by Shireen Louw


Posted on July 21 2022

I have a habit of getting on the phone with my father each time I have difficulty solving a problem, or when going through a tough time.

I vent, cry, complain and then lie awake at night, trying to figure out how to "fix" the situation.

I have a tendency to overthink issues, to make plans to "fix" the situation or find "a way out"

This personality trait sometimes work in my favour, however sometimes, when I can not find a solution immediately, I will start to obsess about it, to the point where it affects me negatively.

I will walk around with a thunder cloud around my head, and if given the chance I will go over my "problems" again, and again and again because I am wired that way.... I am a problem solver and for everyday issues I WILL FIND A SOLUTION!

What happens though when NOTHING you can do, can fix a bad situation?

What happens to the "I WILL" when "YOU cant"?

What happens when your situation is so hopeless that you can not see the light at the end of the tunnel?

If you are finding yourself in such a situation I have the only answer for you that will work! Go to GOD!

God encourages His followers to fear not 365 times in the Bible! 

Now I know, you might have heard this before and this advise might not carry any weight for you, however if my life depended on giving one piece of advice to you that is life changing, it is to take your troubles to God and lay it down at His feet.

Easy to shoot up a prayer right? However it is human nature, "and I know this from experience" to start worrying about your problems, as soon as your prayer is done.

The advise here however is to lay your troubles at God's feet, AND leave it there!

Don't go back the next day and pick them up again and try to fix it all yourself (that did not work out the first or second time you tried it) so let GOD fix the situation for you.

By trusting God, He will show you how amazing He can fix situations for you, even better than you could have done it yourself. The beauty though is to TRUST HIM FULLY! 

Easier said than done, however I can not stress this enough that the times that I fully surrendered my troubles to God, He never disappointed me! EVER!

Life wants to show you the darkness of the tunnel, the hopelessness of a situation or the difficulty to succeed.

I thank my father who always remind me to “Take it to Jesus” when we are not able to find solutions

God says, "DO NOT FEAR", Trust Me!

“'For I know the plans I have for you,' declares the Lord, 'plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future. '” — Jeremiah 29:11.


I have a treasure chest filled with wonderful testimony's of how God has worked in my life, in my business and how this relationship I have with Him has grown as the years went by.

Time & time again when I find myself in the valley, I immediately take my troubles to God and let HIM lead the way.