Monday, August 12, 2013


I tend to handle the major calamities in life better than the mundane, ordinary but definitely stress-inducing issues of daily living.

While I cannot imagine my world without the presence and power of Jesus Christ, I am often guilty of living as if He does not exist. The result is a stress-filled life. A trial comes and I try to handle it on my own. Loneliness empties my heart and instead of reaching out to Him, I withdraw into the darkness where stress is waiting to fill that emptiness with anxiety and fear.

If you’re undergoing stress – mental, emotion, physical or spiritual – here’s a scripture for you. And for me.

Do not worry about anything. But pray and ask God for everything you need. And when you pray, always give thanks. And God's peace will keep your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. The peace that God gives is so great that we cannot understand it.
~Philippians 4:6-7

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