Earlier this week, I wrote a blog post, Worrying is Not an Option. When we worry, we are wasting our time and more. I encourage you to read the most for more thoughts on worry. The antidote to worry is trusting God. On that note, I wanted to share with you the comfort the Lord has given me when I’ve felt anxious or worrisome on the past. The below is an entry from my devotional, Sitting at His Feet. In this entry, you’ll read the entry from my personal journal where the Lord gave me comfort during times of anxiety. Seek the Lord when you are worried or feeling anxious – He is the one who comes alongside us and takes us on a road filled with hope.
I see that anxiety has found its way into the space where I desire to dwell. Your anxiety has filled your internal space with thoughts that are not my thoughts and ways that are not my ways. I have not deposited within you anxiety; that is the counterfeit of my peace. Take a look at the root of your anxiety. My Word to you is to be anxious for nothing. I care about every hair on your head. I watch your every move and lead you to the place of freedom from the cares of this world. The world can cause anxiety but my children bear the mark of peace and contentment, not as the world gives, but a peace that only I can give. Come close to me; sit with me; talk to me and I will listen. Lay down your anxious thoughts and agree with me that I am your Paraclete, the One who comes alongside you and cares for you. This is a better way, a road less traveled but a road filled with hope.
I Peter 5:7; Luke 10:41; Luke 12: 25-26; John 14:27