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Friday; August 30

One of the most often addressed issues in my writing is stress and anxiety.There is a reason for this – because I have an advanced degree in it!When it comes to faith in God or knowledge of His Word I am at a pretty good place, but when it comes to anxiety I always have to be on my guard.As I have gotten older I think I have gotten better about dealing with things in a less stressful way.When I reflect on the stress reduction, I think there are two reasons for this:First, I am beginning to realize that there are a lot of things I can’t do ANYTHING about.Sure, I can worry and fret over them, but it doesn’t make one bit of difference in the things that I can’t change.I am working on the simple philosophy – change what I can, adapt to what I can’t.The second lesson is that there are fewer important things in my world.The older I get and the more I see, the less of it really makes that much of a difference to me.I haven’t abandoned all of my concern for life because there are some things …