John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist Church, saw a link between swearing and worrying, seeing them both as acts of unbelief. Yet many people of faith fret continually over present problems and fear the future. They worry about family members, financial security, health and a number of other supposed impending disasters. If you are one of these anxious ones, try evaluating your fears.
Of the things you fear, how many are really likely to happen to you today? If you can feel safe for the remainder of the day, that is enough for now. “Do not worry about tomorrow,” said Jesus (Matthew 6:34). And that is good advice for every day of the year.
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