Worry

6 Dec

SUNDAY MEMORIES

Judy Wills

JUDY

 

Worry………..worry……………worry…………

Are you a worry-wart? That’s a good old-fashioned phrase that my Mother used to say.

And what better time of year to be a worry-wart than December? It always hits me in the face on December 1st that it is DECEMBER……and I don’t have a single THING purchased or made for ANYONE in the family! Worry……worry….worry………what will I get everyone, and when will I have to mail the packages…..

And how will I EVER get the house decorated in time for it to be worthwhile?

And how will I EVER get all the Christmas cards done and in the mail before Christmas Eve?

And then there are the Christmas cookies to make…..

And how will I EVER …………   Well, you get the picture.

I found this cartoon (credit Charles Schultz) on facebook recently, and it made me realize just how worthless all that worry is. See what you think.

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And then, there is the directive from the scriptures that really just says it all:

Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?

Matthew 6:27

And here is the kicker:

Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for tomorrow will worry about itself.

Each day has enough trouble of its own.

Matthew 6:34

3 Responses to “Worry”

  1. divoran09 December 6, 2015 at 9:11 pm #

    Most excellent post in every way. Loved everything about it.

    Like

  2. Old Things R New December 6, 2015 at 6:37 pm #

    I have lots to worry about with Christmas approaching but I am choosing to enjoy each day and let tomorrow take care of itself.

    Like

  3. fuonlyknew December 6, 2015 at 10:13 am #

    I try not to be but I am a worrier. My mother says it’s because I think too much. Probably right. LOl Thanks for sharing and making me smile:)

    Liked by 1 person

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