May the word of the Lord fill you with love and bring you peace.

Link to today’s readings: Gospel Mt 6:24-34

Jesus said to his disciples: “No one can serve two masters. He will either hate one and love the other, or be devoted to one and despise the other. You cannot serve God and mammon.

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink, or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food and the body more than clothing? Look at the birds in the sky; they do not sow or reap, they gather nothing into barns, yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are not you more important than they? Can any of you by worrying add a single moment to your life-span? Why are you anxious about clothes? Learn from the way the wild flowers grow. They do not work or spin. But I tell you that not even Solomon in all his splendor was clothed like one of them. If God so clothes the grass of the field,

which grows today and is thrown into the oven tomorrow, will he not much more provide for you, O you of little faith? So do not worry and say, ‘What are we to eat?’ or ‘What are we to drink?’ or ‘What are we to wear?’ All these things the pagans seek.  Your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. But seek first the Kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be given you besides. Do not worry about tomorrow; tomorrow will take care of itself. Sufficient for a day is its own evil.”

Have you ever given control of your problems to the Lord? Have you ever trusted Him enough to let Him handle the mountains in your life? God is the great mountain climber, because He is always right there ready to save you if you just tell Him you need Him. Try it and find the peace and joy that can come only from Him.

 Prayer: Heavenly Father, I thank you so much for saving me and my life. Without you I would be nothing. In Jesus’ holy name I give you praise and honor, Amen!

 For ever I will maintain my love for my servant.

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