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March 2019

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry” Matthew 6:25

The most difficult thing in life to not do is to not worry. We can literally find 101 plus reasons to become over whelmed about life, especially if we turn on the news. We worry about our careers, families and what the future holds for us. Not having the ability to be in control of every detail sometimes can really get the best of us.

We are reminded in this text that we were never designed to worry as well as that we cannot change the outcome of our lives by worrying. Therefore, there is no need to worry as our Creator loves us more as we are made in the likeness of the Creator. If the birds of the air, lilies of the field and all other living beings are cared for and are not in lack of anything, then why are we concerned about situations beyond our control? We have to learn to trust in the one who created the heavens, the earth and the fullness therein as we cannot add one moment, second or minute to our lives by worrying. Let go and let God.


Reverend Takana L. Jefferson, Chaplain, United States Navy