Even in their worry Paul knows there are still things to be thankful for. And as they season their requests and petitions with gratitude, they will better recognize the hand of God already at work on their behalf.
If we follow Paul’s plan of prayers and petitions + gratitude, we’ll receive something far greater than worry. It will lead to peace.
On Saturday, I went ahead and had a meltdown anyway.
I know I’m not alone in feeling overwhelmed by all life throws at me.
I’m starting to get excited for Christmas.
It might have something to do with the fact that our shopping is finished and our Christmas cards are addressed and sealed and the holiday to-do list has started to shrink instead of grow.