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 goods 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. Read more »