Sunday, 24 September 2017

Anxious Thoughts

 

Moses said to the Lord, “Pardon your servant, Lord. I have never been eloquent, neither in the past nor since you have spoken to your servant. I am slow of speech and tongue.”
  Ex 4: 10 (NIV)



At times worries and anxieties take centre stage in my mind. Like Moses at times I let my uncertainties limit what I can achieve. 
In challenging moments I can forget that what God has done for others he can do for me. Moses needed to be reminded that God would help him to speak. Ex 4: 12 (NIV) "Now go; I will help you speak and will teach you what to say.” At times I too need reminders that God loves me and is waiting for me to ask for his help. 

Affirmation: Be still, and know that God is at work in this situation now.

2 comments:

  1. I have learned (way too ate I might add!) that when I am feeling anxious about things I cannot influence to get up and do some physical task that has an end result. Somehow or other the activity itself seems to take the edge off the anxiety....probably what my grandmother meant when she said "go dig a hole".

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    1. So true. I find tidying up a very settling activity, particularly tidying drawers. Especially if I am listening to some good music. And taking the edge of anxiety as you mentioned is very important because it stops other anxious thoughts from joining the 'party' as it were.

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