Jobs, and kids, and traffic, and life can get pretty busy. Even if things aren’t falling apart, it can still be draining. All your energy can get poured out doing everything that needs to be done. In the middle of all the bustle, just remember who you are. More importantly, remember who God is.
At some point, you have stop and find your peace. You have to center your heart on Jesus. It’s the only way to stay secure in His care. Once you stop remembering to keep your peace in Him, then stress creeps in and you’ve got trouble.
Peace in Jesus should be your magnetic north. He should be the One your heart turns to when you begin to daydream. There’s where your rest is. There’s where you are refreshed and filled. You may not feel like taking the time that you need with Him when you get busy, but that’s when you need Him the most.
Faith takes intention. Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him For the help of His countenance. (Psa 42:5) Talk to yourself if you need to. Make the effort to turn to God when you need help. You will keep your peace and be refreshed.