The Balancing Act of Being and Doing (Anxiety and Prayer, part 2)

By Joe LaGuardia In her memoir Leaving Church, spiritual author Barbara Brown Taylor talks about churches walking the fine line between putting people to work and encouraging people to take Sabbath rest, promoting spiritual growth and affirming that God loves us as we are, and attracting people to come to worship while being passionate aboutContinue reading “The Balancing Act of Being and Doing (Anxiety and Prayer, part 2)”

“Thou shall not worry”

By Joe LaGuardia “Do not worry,” Jesus told his disciples in no uncertain terms (Matthew 6:25).  It’s one of the clearest admonishments in scripture, and it stands up there with the ten commandments as being, well, God’s Word for us today. There are many times, however, that I have read that scripture and said, “It isContinue reading ““Thou shall not worry””