Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything.  Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done.  Then you will experience God’s peace, which exceeds anything we can understand.  His peace will guard your hearts and minds as you live in Christ Jesus.  (Philippians 4:6-7)

This life that God has ushered me through is filled with so many different testimonies and stories that have kept me connected to the understanding that God is truly in control.  We have the tendency to try to grab hold of the reins so that we can do the steering.  Do we really trust God to protect us from harm and danger?  Can we allow him to guard our hearts and minds from the things that push us away from his saving arms?

Because of the way that I was brought up, I’ve learned to not sweat the big things.  There are things that I can allow God to lead me in figuring out how to handle.  Then there are situations that I can’t do anything about and I have to leave it in God’s hands, the Big Things.  Honestly, all situations should not have any decisions made until we’ve had the opportunity to seek God in prayer.  When we worry, we miss out on experiencing the joy and peace that God brings through the outcome of every situation.

In Philippians 3 chapter, Paul says “I don’t mean to say that I have already achieved these things or that I have already reached perfection.  But I press on to possess that perfection for which Christ Jesus first possessed.  I focus on this one thing: forgetting the past and looking forward to what lies ahead.

Many struggles, temptations, desires and issues in our lives cause us to make decisions that cause even more than damage to the problem. Letting go is not giving up but it is an opportunity to allow God to show just how mighty and powerful He truly is.  In everything, give God the chance to prove that he is God.  If you allow him to do what he does best, believe me when I tell you that he will blow your mind.  Let go and let God…