Before you write, say, or do anything out of frustration today, take a step back. Breathe. Masked or not, breathe.
The world may seem overwhelming right now, but that doesn’t make you powerless. As you let God fill your heart with his presence, and your mind with his perspective, you’ll begin to own your life again, instead of life owning you. You’ll see the challenges in front of you less as obstacles to who you are, and more as opportunities to grow into who God says you’re becoming.
As his grace, righteousness, peace, joy, and wisdom continually fill your thinking, nothing will be able to control, manipulate, or dominate you. Nothing negative can overwhelm you, because you’re already overwhelmed by his love.
“I love you with all I am, and I’m here for you every day to empower, equip, and encourage you to live in my love brilliantly” (Gen. 1:1 – Rev. 22:21).