Peace is not the absence of problems, and peace is something we can experience when we are going through difficulties.
Do you ever feel like your problems are going to overcome you? The future issues echo in your head like the raging of the sea, leaving you feeling helpless. You feel like one issue after another crashes upon the shores of your life. The unknown future can cause anxiety. How do you overcome it?
Do you think about lovely things? Do you look for beauty each day, or do you only see the broken things in your life? Do you rejoice always, and does my joy fill your hearts?
God promises to provide your daily bread. Do you believe?
Like a physical garden, we all have an inner garden. How would you describe your inner garden? Would you say it’s well-tended and one that’s filled with love, joy and peace? Or is your garden overrun with anxiety, confusion, anger, worry and frustration?
The cares and worries of tomorrow will deplete our energy today if you let them. Just recently, I felt worn out thinking about something I had to do in a few days. I was already feeling tired from the day at hand and then just thinking about that future was making me feel even more tired. I noticed what I was doing and realized I don’t need energy for that activity until that day.
You can have peace in your life today but it it’s not found in the things we feel will bring us peace; money, a good job, everything going well in life, etc. Peace is found in Him, our heavenly Father and knowing that He is in control. It’s freeing to […]