A foreigner, when asked his impression of American people, said, “They impress me as being worried.” Anxiety is part of almost every life. In fact our age has been called “the age of anxiety.”
In the midst of the tensions of today's times many are wondering, “How can I overcome worry?” One of the greatest helps is to remember that God values you and will take care of you. You need to value yourself as God values you. In Matthew 6:26 Jesus said, “Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they?”
Do you worry too much?
Go outside and take a good look at the birds of the air. God takes care of them, doesn’t he? A study of nature will reveal how marvelously he does so. Now remember this: You are worth more to God than a bird. You have been made in God’s image. You have a soul that shall live forever. If God takes care of the birds, then he will surely take care of you. This assurance of God’s love and care should keep us from needless worry.
Are you the worrying type? Then value yourself. Be assured that God loves and cares for you. Commit your life to him, trust him, serve him, and he will take care of you.