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" Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, . . ."

Luke 12, Jesus is speaking of worries and he says don't worry and he asks by worrying how can we add a single day to our life.  I need to read this and hear it over and over again I think.  I know I'm not the only one.  I know many who feel this way, who worry needlessly! We are making ourselves sick! Literally, I feel worry in my body it makes me sick, it makes many people sick!

Luke 12:22-31
Then Jesus said to his disciples: “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes. Consider the ravens: They do not sow or reap, they have no storeroom or barn; yet God feeds them. And how much more valuable you are than birds! Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to your life ?  Since you cannot do this very little thing, why do you worry about the rest?  “Consider how the wild flowers grow. They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you, not even Solomon in all his splendor was dressed like one of these.  If that is how God clothes the grass of the field, which is here today, and tomorrow is thrown into the fire, how much more will he clothe you---you of little faith!  And do not set your heart on what you will eat or drink; do not worry about it.  For the pagan world runs after all such things, and your Father knows that you need them. But seek his kingdom, and these things will be given to you as well.

Is worry a way to try and control something in our life, that is not controllable by us?  I think in some senses that is true.  The funny, or horrible thing about that is worry comes from fear, and then we find that soon we are controlled by that fear, we are handicapped by it. Instead of us

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