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Worry About Nothing. Pray About Everything.

I woke up this morning feeling just a little off and as I prayed, as I normally try to do if I'm the first one up, I found myself not being able to make my request; but instead thanked God for all He has done; even those things I'm still waiting to come to fruition. We often look at our lives and think about how we wish things could be better. More money, less stress, better health, a more loving or supportive spouse. Honestly, these are the burdens everyone carries no matter how rich they may be or what their social status is. I came to the reality this morning that nothing ever changes simply by worrying or complaining.  Worrying won't make bills disappear, worrying won't make you feel better physically or emotionally, worrying won't make people treat you the way you want to be treated. What does work is prayer. Prayer has moved many mountains in my life, and looking back I'm so grateful to God at how He answered my prayers. Some prayers were answered immediately and others took a long time before I even noticed that things had turned around; but all in all prayer works. I want to encourage you this morning to pray. Even if that means you don't know what to say or how to pray simply give your thoughts to The Lord. Quiet yourself for a moment and say thank you. Thank you for life and breath and a sound mind. Thank Him for all the things that are going right in your life. It is also healthy to look at circumstances you may be experiencing as an opportunity to learn, or be perfected in some area. At the end of the day, when all the worrying and complaining seems to have you at a stand still point in your life, or you find yourself going in circles with the same old issues, stop worrying and pray about everything.

Blessings and Love,

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