“He is my rock, my strong fortress, he is close to the brokenhearted and near to those who are crushed in spirit.
This article is adapted from Your Brain is Always Listening by Daniel G. Amen, MD. Part of our Mental Health Awareness Month book series.
Modern life seems determined to undermine faith in God at every step. That’s why we gather: to remind ourselves we are not isolated—not from each other and not from God.
Those stuck in this cycle of anxiety may begin to wonder what’s wrong with them, or worse, even question their faith.
Moment by moment, Jesus gave me fresh strength and loved me back to life.
This article was originally posted on The Disciple Maker and written by Teresa Swanstrom Anderson.
Just as there’s no way to rush a flower to bloom, we cannot be where we aren’t—we have to go at the pace that feels doable to us.
Rather than my worried, anxious petitions repeating in my head, I now had something I could grab hold of and pray.
Pressures in our lives can build and pull us in different directions. These pressures pull against our sense of well-being, and anxiety begins to overwhelm us.
“Look at the birds. They don’t plant or harvest or store food in barns, for your heavenly Father feeds them.