Member Devo

My Burden is Light

My Burden is Light

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything, by prayer and petition with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. PHILIPPIANS 4:6 I’ve been anxious about worry for most of my life. The best I can figure my sanguine nature (Lighten up!) wars with my spiritual gift of administration (Is it safe? Is it economical? Will it work?). The resulting combination produced an honor roll student who worried about  every test. Classes were more of a challenge to excel than an opportunity to learn. So, when I enrolled in First Place 4 Health, the class and its expectations were not without stress. Change the way I eat? Exercise everyday? (And worst of all . . .) Record my weight every week? I have to say that I went home and had a long talk with the Lord. I told Him that I didn’t need more stress in my life. And

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