How to Find Freedom from Worry

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How often we can get tied up, worried about what going to happen in the future.  We become consumed by the thing we are worried about, it takes over our thoughts and our emotions.We feel overwhelmed; as if we have no control over our lives.

The thing is, the bible he tells us not to worry about tomorrow, because tomorrow will bring more than enough worries of its own.

I know this is certainly a difficcult one for me, I always like to know what going on. As a little girl I can remember jumping into bed with my parents first thing in the morning and begging them to tell me what we were going to be doing for the rest of the day.

Now I don’t only like to know what’s going to happen today,  but what’s going to happen years in the future. The thing is that’s impossible know,  and I really need to learn that its alright not know everything. It can be so hard to let go of that need for control, but if we want to find true peace, it’s something that we need to do.

At the end of the day I know whats going to happen at the very end of my days, I’m just not sure how I’m going to get there.

Sometimes we can only take the next right step, and that’s okay. That’s all that God wants from us. (And that’s a thought that has truly liberated me.) As long as we are seeking him every second of today, we have nothing to worry about for tomorrow.

Worrying cant add another second to out life. (Or another pound to our bank account!)

It does nothing good for us, it steals the joy from our days and the sleep from our nights. It makes us irritable and unable to make rational decisions.

Instead of worrying learn to hand things over to God. I know that’s never the easy thing to do, and to be honest it takes a lot of practice, I know I’ve definitely not cracked it. But it’s worth it, it brings freedom and peace.

The days I have felt the least worried are the days I have begun on my knees. I don’t think that’s a coincidence.

 

 

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12 thoughts on “How to Find Freedom from Worry

  1. Pingback: How to Find Freedom from Worry | Write Light

  2. Yes!! I just love that passage in Matthew about not worrying about what you’ll eat or wear. I think it’s the imagery of the birds in the air and the flowers in the field… Such freedom! It’s a hard lesson to put into practice though. Thanks for the reminder!

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