HOW TO OVERCOME ANXIETY

Anxiety robs us of inner peace. Nothing good comes of it. Anxiety causes restless days, sleepless nights, and even affects our health.

So if nothing good comes from anxiety, why do we allow it to have so much power over us? I think because it’s such a powerful emotion; it grips us, and we actually feel powerless over it. We feel that we are held captive by it.

But do we need to be slaves to anxiety? Not according to St. Paul. He tells us, “Have no anxiety at all” (Philippians 4:6). Easier said than done? Maybe. But St. Paul advises how to overcome anxiety.

He writes, “in everything, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, make your requests known to God. Then the peace of God which surpasses all understanding will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus.” He continues, “Finally, whatever is true, whatever is honorable, whatever is just, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is gracious, if there is any excellence and if there is anything worthy of praise, think about these things” (Philippians 4:6-8).

So, St. Paul gives us three steps to overcome anxiety:

Read more: http://rcspiritualdirection.com/blog/2013/10/23/overcome-anxiety#ixzz2ibb4grGx

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