Wasted Worry

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We all have worries from time to time, and there are great lessons we can learn from them. If a problem can be solved, there is no need to worry about it. If there is no way of solving the problem, what is the use of worrying? Our anxiety will not make the problem go away.

Jesus gives some great advice in Matthew 6:27-34 Matthew 6:27-34 27 Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit to his stature? 28 And why take you thought for raiment? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow; they toil not, neither do they spin: 29 And yet I say to you, That even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 Why, if God so clothe the grass of the field, which to day is, and to morrow is cast into the oven, shall he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? 31 Therefore take no thought, saying, What shall we eat? or, What shall we drink? or, Wherewithal shall we be clothed? 32 (For after all these things do the Gentiles seek:) for your heavenly Father knows that you have need of all these things. 33 But seek you first the kingdom of God, and his righteousness; and all these things shall be added to you. 34 Take therefore no thought for the morrow: for the morrow shall take thought for the things of itself. Sufficient to the day is the evil thereof.
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. He tells us that worry does not help in our concerns of life—actually worry detracts from healthy efforts toward solving problems. Learning how to handle concerns and therefore worries is a great benefit. We become stronger and grow in inner peace.