Worry Repellent

Worry is like sitting in a rocking chair – it gives you something to do but it doesn’t get you anywhere.  Even though I know this is true, I still too often find myself gnawing on my worry like a dog gnawing on a bone. The Greek word used most often in the New Testament for worry carries the meaning of being divided – having a divided mind, a divided heart.  Being literally...
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5 Signs You May Be a Martha

In just four short verses, we learn that Martha is so much like all of us. . . Worried.  Over-extended.  Unable to say the “N” word (no).  A people-pleaser who wants to take care of everyone. A woman with good intentions who just can’t do it all – even though she’s trying hard. Luke 10:38-42 records the story of Jesus stopping in for a visit at the home of Mary...
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