Repent and Be Free

To repent means to not only confess but turn away from your sin and turn toward God. Take time today to sit still in prayer and reflect. What part have you played in creating and/or entertaining worry? Be specific as…

Exercise Your Worries Away

Physical exercise produces endorphins that act in your brain as natural painkillers, reducing stress and giving you a general sense of well-being and peace. Working out in any way is therefore a great recipe for minimizing worry.  If exercising is…

Resolve to Worry Less

To resolve means to decide firmly on a course of action. If you would like to worry less, devise a plan as to how you will accomplish this. Brainstorm ideas on how you can take specific steps to live a…

Positively Reflect on Last Year

As 2020 draws to a close, it is easy to reflect back on all the difficulties and hardships. It is also tempting to carry old worries over into the new year. 

Reset your mind by intentionally thinking about all the…

Read the Christmas Story

We can hear the Christmas story read to us in church, shown to us through a nativity play or spoken to us through an online message but nothing compares to reading about the birth of Jesus personally. Find a quiet…

Keep a Steady Pace

The busier life gets the more vulnerable we are to stress, anxiety, and worry. This is especially true during the holiday season with all of the extra tasks that are heaped onto us by ourselves and others. 

Be mindful of…

Be Joyful in Hope

The world can be a dark place giving us much to worry about, but God tells us to respond to the doom and gloom in a way that is joyful and hopeful. How do we do this? Romans 12:12 tells…

Fear No Evil

As can be expected, our worries are often about the potential of bad things happening to us or our loved ones. Of course, we should try to avoid evil at all costs, but the reality is that we cannot escape…

Be a Cheerful Giver

Worrying is selfish. It is always about something we feel we need to get in order to be happy or content. By shifting our focus to giving instead of getting, worry can fade away. 

What can you give to others…

Be of a Single Mind

It is easy to think of worrying as a natural harmless activity. We justify it with excuses saying we worry because we care so much or our dilemma is too big to not worry about it. But this is not…

Trust Without Needing to Understand 

Trusting in God is the ultimate solution to worry. This can be extremely difficult, however, when we are in life situations that we don’t understand, that are maybe causing us suffering or seem unfair. When this happens we need to…

Look for the Good in Others

When we nitpick at people’s character, behavior, ideas, opinions, etc., we are in a negative ungodly state of mind that is prone to worry. God calls us to see people the way He sees them; with compassion, understanding, as being…