Because fretting or incessant worrying steals your focus, burns up your energy and leaves you with a crispy attitude.
The word for “fret“ is “charah” in Hebrew.
It is a word picture of something that burns until it is charred.
It means to be kindled with a spark of anxiety or worry then whip it up into an inner frenzy and feed it facts or wonderings until it is a voracious fire in your soul that burns long and hot like oil fires in the desert.
What is the best thing to do when a spark of fear ignites a frenzy of anxiety?
Stop, drop and roll:
– Stop the thoughts.
– Drop to your knees.
– Roll in God’s love for you.
– Repeat as needed.
“Quiet down before God,be prayerful before him.Don’t bother with those who climb the ladder, who elbow their way to the top. Bridle your anger, trash your wrath, cool your pipes—it only makes things worse.”
Cindy Grasso is an author and speaker who is passionate about helping women discover who God created them to be. She is the Women's Pastor at Cape Christian and started the Beloved Women's Movement there in 2016. She lives in Cape Coral, Florida with her husband of 28 years and two sons. She loves to read, write and help women see themselves in the light of God's amazing love that brings freedom and wholeness to all.
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