stress relief

Ok, here’s some transparency – I’m kind of stressed at this moment.  There are alot of moving parts in my life right now & it seems that whatever topic that I focus on leaves me stressed.  I know that there are seasons of pressure times in life & we all get to learn to manage through those seasons with hopefully few, if any, casualties. 

Nevertheless, the last few days & evenings have had some intensely stressful moments, but here’s also some encouragement:  this morning in my quiet time, as I’m doing my normal Bible reading routine, the verses I read in the NT were about Jesus calming the storm (when He had been sleeping while everyone else was freaking out).  Furthermore, I read Ps 94:19, “When my anxious thoughts multiply within me, Your consolations delight my soul.”  Finally, the verses I’m memorizing in John start with Jesus saying, “Do not let your hearts be troubled – you believe in God, believe also in Me.” 

So here’s my take aways that you might also find useful:

  • I can have peace in my heart as I fellowship with Jesus regardless of the storms occuring around me
  • When I bring Jesus into the storms of my life, He brings peace
  • There are times that Jesus wants to work through me to bring peace to stormy situations – blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called sons of God (Matt 5)

May the peace of Jesus guard your heart and mind today, my friend

3 thoughts on “stress relief

  1. Hi Sarah one of the best ways of dealing with stress for me is
    to keep busy doing positive things this helps to keep our minds
    off the circumstance and of course prayer is always vital Eph.6:18
    Ampflied version tells us to pray at all times on every occassion
    in every season in the spirit, and as The Lord spoke to Joshua
    chapter 1 verse 5 I will be with you I will not fail you or forsake
    you Be strong confident and of good courage.

  2. Sarah~ I’ve just read & enjoyed every post. They are packed with helpful tips & shares. So pleased you’re a blogger & that I got to read & learn from them (surely many others are too). Thanks for taking the time to blog.

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