You Are Enough
Earlier this year, I had the honor of hanging out and sharing with a group of women who have been reading and studying together for the last six weeks. They’ve been reading and discussion what it means to have a faith that is fierce – a faith that cannot be silenced by fear, worry, or anxiety.
What we found is that many of us, whether we admit it or not, struggle with worrying too much. And if you’re anything like me, you’re now worrying about whether or not you are someone who worries too much and you’re worrying about if the people who know you think you’re a worrier or not. That’s just exhausting!
For many people – women and men, worry can become so much a part of our personality that as soon as the old worries are gone, we search for new ones. We’ve started using worry as a lens to view life, and sometimes we just don’t even know how to function well outside of that cycle.
One of the problems or difficulties with that is that worrying about the future, or the present, and even what’s already happened in the past, is only going to keep us distracted from the life God has for us. We take our focus off believing and trusting that God will take care of us and that He will be with us on those hard days.
In Matthew 6:30, we read this powerful reminder – “If God cares so wonderfully for wildflowers that are here today and thrown into the fire tomorrow, He will certainly care for you. Why do you have so little faith?”
It’s because of Jesus’ death that we should know that we ARE enough. If we can accept the grace and the forgiveness that He’s offering each of us and lives our lives as if we actually believe that, our worries can fade away, and there’s no limit to what God will do through us. Why do we have so little faith?