Don't Worry Be Happy
They sing and they rant
Really?! That's not possible
I sure can't!
Yea, my mom told me too.
It doesn't do any good
But around every corner, there's something crazy hard that's new.
I get this down and Yes! I'm happy!
Then I look up and suddenly sappy.
Now what to do?
Worry, of course
Wouldn't you, too?!
So when will it be? Finally that new day?
When I wake up to the sunshine
Then He said to His disciples, “Therefore I say to you, DO NOT WORRY about your life, what you will eat; nor about the body, what you will put on. Life is more than food, and the body is more than clothing. Consider the ravens, for they neither sow nor reap, which have neither storehouse nor barn; and God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds? And which of you by worrying can add one cubit to his stature? If you then are not able to do the least, why are you anxious for the rest? Consider the lilies, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin; and yet I say to you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. If then God so clothes the grass, which today is in the field and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, how much more will He clothe you, O you of little faith? (Luke 12:22-28 NKJV)
HaPpY 1st Monday of the New Year! Have you set goals, come up with resolutions, and resolved to really get it right this year? One of my biggest goals of the year is to respond instead of react to things. In praying about this, I realized that reacting is rooted in worry. If I would let the scripture above become what is rooted in my heart, how COULD I even react instead of respond? The Word of God is alive and can literally change us! I am expecting to become someone who ACTUALLY doesn't worry this year but is relaxed in every situation TRUSTING that God's got this.
God, I pray that we all REALLY GET THIS this year...that you will tend to our situations beautifully just as You do for the sparrows and lilies!
Girls, when we "get this" we will no longer be so anxious and stressed about things, worrying all the time about everything. But instead we can make our theme song of the year Don't Worry Be Happy! I hope that silly song rings in your ear all week and becomes a reality for you. Instead of reacting out of worry, let's decide now to just be #happyanyway!!