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1 Peter 5:6-7, Humble yourselves, therefore, under God’s mighty hand, that he may lift you up in due time.Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you. Stress. Just the word alone has connotations that evoke a sense of worry. Many of us, especially if you’re a woman, like to be in control. For instance, if someone is creating havoc in our life, then“they need to change.” Without ill intentions, we may begin to manipulate a situation—we think, “If I’m nice to that person who is causing me stress, maybe they won’t be critical of me anymore.” When we allow…

“Do not be afraid of the terrors of the night, nor the arrow that flies in the day. Do not dread the disease that stalks in darkness, nor the disaster that strikes at midday. Though a thousand fall at your side, though ten thousand are dying around you, these evils will not touch you.” Psalms 91:5-7 There are so many things to be afraid of. The dark, spiders, heights or one of mine: wolves. While driving home from a youth function one evening, a Coyote crossed in front on me on the highway and my heart skipped a beat. It…

The apostle Paul understands the lows of life’s trials and shares an encouraging word while he was in prison, Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. Philippians 4:6–7, NKJV. During this season of working from home, becoming a homeschool teacher to your children without any training or warning, and a plethora of other issues we are coping with… it can seem like we are imprisioned during this stay-at-home order. Yesterday…