Philippians 4:6,7 “Be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication, with thanksgiving, let your requests be made known to God; and the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus.
Leader, I bless you with the ability to overcome anxiety. In a world where being always busy, always stressed and always consuming have become the dubious yardstick for success, I bless you with guarding your heart and mind from falling into the pit of anxiety caused by striving and toiling. I bless you with keeping it simple and with getting the basics right. Your heavenly Father delights in giving you what you need; it builds our faith and strengthen our relationship with Him when we ask Him – verbally acknowledging our dependence on Him. I bless you with being intentional about giving thanks and with experiencing how hope is kindled and anxiety subsides as we celebrate His good gifts, big and small (James 1:17). I bless you with starting your day right – in the presence of God, so that His peace can sustain you during the day. I bless you with ‘checking in’ with Him regularly, just because you can but also to remind your body and soul that He’s got your back. I bless you with accepting His invitation to not give in to anxiety.