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Series: Prayer Worrier - Turning Every Worry into Powerful Prayer
My Grandma Helen was the greatest worrier I've ever known.
And I probably come in a close second.
As I think back, I can still see her furrowed brow, as she would stare into the distance and rock in her blue chair, sometimes whispering aloud the troubles of her heart.
I, too, have gazed out my back window, toward the beautiful mountain range, tall and radiant, yet have not been able to see anything but the dark cloud of worry.
So, in the quest to conquer my destructive worry habit, while strengthening my prayer life, I decided to join the two.
You see, it didn't make sense to me, to ignore my feelings, or hide what I was fretting over. It seemed to me that squelching my worry would only lead to a bigger dose of it later. So, I've learned to get it out in the open, face it head-on, and turn it into powerful prayer.
Does worry have a hold on you? Take heart. I'd like to show you howevery one of your worries can be turned into moments of powerful prayer. Not only that, I'd like to show you how to leave those worries in the hands of God and live a life of freedom.
Think about it; if we were to measure the minutes, hours, days and weeks of our worry, how far would they reach? I'm afraid my own would circle the earth…twice!
The Bible is clear on this matter. ''Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away ...
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