This weeks blog is a bit related to last weeks in respect to the issue of worry. When we worry, how well have we given TOMORROW over to God? None of us know what is going to happen twenty four hours from now. I certainly don’t. I pray that I wake up in the morning. Any day is a good day when we are able to do that.
Those of who call ourselves children of God should understand that our futures are not in our hands but they are in God’s hands. He is responsible for the joys we experience and he is responsible for the challenges. There is a line by a main character who happens to be wealthy in the movie Titanic and he says as the ship is sinking, “I make my own luck”, in the process of pulling out a bundle of money. For us as Christians that luck is in fact God’s blessing and the blessings of tomorrow come from God! Let us never forget that.
We live in a world that is filled with violence. The circumstances in the Middle East remind us of that. Will our world ever see peace? I simply don’t know. I am constantly praying for God’s peace to envelop this world, a peace that is so easy felt to be missing.
Even though we live in violent world what is more important for all of us is that we have peace within our hearts. That is my prayer. That despite all the chaos which exists in our lives we are free of worry and anxiety, two things that all are guilty of posessing at some level.
God has created many living things, ranging from the small little nat that buzzes our heads to the cottonwood tree and to the mountains that are timeless, exisiting for centuries. Compared to so many of God’s creations He has not given us a great deal of time on this earth but we are the only ones who worry about things.
We spend too many of our days concerned about things we shouldn’t be. Jesus reminds us that we should not worry for today. So why do we? May God’s peace exist in all of our hearts. May we laugh more than frown, may we all be filled with joy and happineness despite what life may bring us.