HOW CAN WE SLOW DOWN WHEN THINGS ARE ACCELERATING AROUND US?

Guest Blog by Don Woodruff

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BIBLE PASSAGE:Be still before the LORD and wait patiently for him;do not fret when people succeed in their ways,when they carry out their wicked schemes. (Psalm 37:7)MEDITATION:We live in a high energy, fast paced, ‘do it now’ world which can sometimes make us feel we are falling behind as everything and everyone zooms past us.The truth is, everyone is ‘paced’ differently.Some enjoy the pressure of ‘keeping up’, while others prefer to take time to enjoy the things and people around them.Whenever the pace and demands on us are overwhelming, how can we handle it in order to relax and keep our sanity? The scriptures tell us that we need to turn to the One who knows our ‘pace’.First of all we need to learn to “be still”.That seems like a daunting task, but God has given us the…

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