“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 clothes?
There are bigger things to concern yourself with then what to eat, drink or wear. Are those really all that critical?
Yes, I want to look my best and feel good about myself, and both of those things have a better shot of happening if I put some thought and effort into what I eat and what I wear.
I don’t think this verse is telling us not to care. I think it is telling us not to stress out over them. I think it is telling us not to waste energy here, as, honestly, these things should not be a huge priority.
We should reserve our deeper thoughts and efforts on those things which really are critical and go from there.
Thank you for taking care of me. Thank you for the clarity you are putting in my life, bit by bit. Help that to continue, Father, and guide me as I take actions to clear away the unimportant, or not as critical, and focus on the things you know really matter– as I also learn and come to understand what really matters in all these areas.
Thank you, God. Please also guide each of my readers in seeing where the focus should be and how to make the changes to put their focus there.
I love you.