The Struggle is Real!


We have all heard the saying, “The Struggle is Real.” Many may not know what that phrase means, but as we read and listen to the news each day, and go through our day to day lives it becomes pretty clear as to what it means. Each and every one of us is fighting a battle of our own; and for many, the struggle is more real than one could ever imagine!
Here lately I’ve noticed on Facebook more and more friends stating how depressed and/or stressed they are, and asking for prayer. We have to admit, our jobs can be very stressful and adding to that stress are our bills in which we can’t escape, family illnesses and other issues, the cost of groceries going up higher and higher, gasoline prices soaring, plus those who commute back and forth to work in heavy traffic experience lots of stress due to their daily drive.

I know people who don’t watch or listen to the news anymore because they say it stresses them out and they feel as though the media reports more negative news than positive news. As we continue with our daily tasks and go through life, we all should think of things we can do to keep our stress to a minimum and continue encouraging one another as much as possible.

We all live in this world and there is no escaping many of life’s situations, but we can reach out to others in need and be a pillar of support. The struggle is real, and everybody needs somebody! We can’t live in this world all by ourselves!


27 thoughts on “The Struggle is Real!

  1. Yes, we need someone whether we admit it or not. I get so stressed at work because I’m accountable for things I have no control of…I try to keep thinking…just hand it off to God and let it be. Not worth the stress and my family is what should be number 2 right behind God…not work.

    Sorry I’ve been at work constantly it seems like. I can’t believe I missed these posts.

    1. Yes, we sure do. There are people out there who think they don’t but we all do.
      No worries…I understand how stressful work can be. I am still working hard at blogging more. It means so much to me to be able to write more material.
      I am getting there.