Most of us would not call ourselves worriers, however we'll admit that we get stressed about money and about problems at work and about our families. We all catch ourselves from time to time wondering how things are going to work out. Sometimes, if we are honest, we'll even complain and murmur about the issues we face.
Considering our blessings and gratitude journals are trending topics on social media for a reason. They do not come "naturally," they are a discipline and a worthwhile discipline at that.
In Matt. 6:25-34 Jesus addresses the issue of worry. In this passage of scripture He explains the futility of a believer wasting their time on worry. He reminds us that we have more clout in the kingdom than the birds of the air and the flowers in the field and yet they seem to have the wisdom to exercise their faith to believe that God will provide for their every need.
In verse 33 Jesus says, "So above all, constantly chase after the realm of...
A hummingbird is a fascinating creature. It can hover in place (even positioning itself upside down and against strong wind and rain) to get the nectar it needs from a flower.
A hummingbird has the ability to steady itself and extract nectar (the good) with precision against a lot of adversity. So can you when you are not selling yourself short.
A bumblebee has tiny wings and a comparatively large body. Yet it flies with ease, gathering it's nectar without hesitation or fear of failure.
A bumblebee adds value to the flower as it takes what it needs. So do you when you function in your purpose.
Hummingbirds and Bumblebees just do what they were created to do without giving their challenges a second thought. They don't compare themselves or their journey to that of other birds or insects. They just are who God created them to be.
God ingrained within them a unique purpose and He gave them all the tools they need to fulfill that purpose.
We know now, after...