Part of the series “God Rocks: 101 Amazing Everyday Gifts!” Stories and promises of the awesome blessings God gives us each day. I hope it encourages you today!
An epidemic of worry is raging.
Sales of anxiety and depression medication have increased exponentially over the last several years. Today they drive billions in revenue.
And that’s only a slice of those suffering from worry and anxiety.
What about just your garden variety? Worrying about losing your job? Worrying about your struggling child? Worrying about the questionable results of your lab report? Worrying about how to keep your marriage together?
And how do we fix those? Sometimes a little too much alcohol. Staying absorbed in way too much TV. Racing from church service to service. Working ourselves to a frazzle. Or just trying to ignore the problems.
But at some point when the buzz and distraction wears off the problems still loom and the worry creeps in again.
I know I’ve lived there. Heck, occasionally I still live there. [Read more…]