Usually I see my "over-thinking" as a negative thing. I have to be careful to not let these overwhelming thoughts spiral in my mind, or to let them weigh me down. Sometimes I think things out too much and worry about 50 different outcomes that truly won't happen. The last few days have been especially weighty; I'm not even sure why. (Maybe it's the late nights?)
I prefer to have a resolute solution before I decide what I believe or what I'm going to do. I want to know EVERYTHING possible before I make a decision...I want to think through every possible solution.
Frankly, thats a waste of my time and it leads to a lot of stress in my life. God has been working on me in this area and things will get better.
But I thought this was interesting--something that I've thought of as a weakness, as something that I percieve as not reaping as many benefits as it does difficulty, was something that blesses people around me. It gave me a different perspective.
I encourage you to think about this: Maybe that trait that you don't like about yourself blesses someone else. Maybe that trial that you are going through in your life will help you bless someone someday.
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