What is the one thing in your life that you would pay ANYTHING to find peace in?
If we are going to carry Christ's burden, which He promised was easy and light, we are going to have to lay down the burdens and cares of the world. It is when we try to carry around both, that we often find ourselves struggling with stress and anxiety.
Have you ever noticed someone going through a difficult time in their life, yet they still managed to have a smile on their face?
Not only had God allowed all of this struggle into our lives the last two years, but His hand was there the whole time, leading us. Excitement began to replace our wonder, and thankfulness.
Anxiety physically affects people in many different ways. It is usually not the same from one person to the next. Symptoms of anxiety can range from very mild (headaches or nervousness) to very extreme (panic attacks or inability to function in society).
15 years ago, I was involved in a serious car accident that had caused me to have a tremendous fear of driving. For several days, this fear held me captive in my own home.
After that day, I slowly began to get better. Then, one morning I woke up and realized it had been a few days since I had felt the anxiety. Soon the days turned into months.
Let's face it, we've all had moments that have overwhelmed us! Whether it's a crazy schedule or a stressful situation, if you find yourself overwhelmed, try meditating on this: