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Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Dealing with Stress in Life

There are some very concerning stressors in my life right now! I am finding it increasingly challenging to stay grounded and at peace. I find my physical body wondering to the same ole' retreats, headaches, food obsession, and sleepless nights. I find my emotional body wondering to anxiety, crazy thinking, and FEAR. Spritually, I am continually thinking of how loved I am by the Lord. I have been blessed so greatly even in my addictions. I have an advocate in the Lord.
These stressors in my life right now, are not here to hurt or punish me, they are here to test what I have learned up to this point, and to further strengthen me in the Lord. Although, I know this to be true, I still struggle to make this truth a firm place in my heart.
I am lifted up by The Serenity Prayer, and hopefully you will be too.
The Serenity Prayer
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.
Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, not as I would have it;
Trusting that He will make all things right
if I surrender to His Will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life
and supremely happy with Him
Forever in the next.
--Reinhold Niebuhr
Trust in the LORD with all your heart
and lean not on your own understanding;
in all your ways acknowledge him,
and he will direct your paths.
Proverbs 3, 5-6

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