Have you ever noticed how the peace we try to create on our own never seems to stick around? No amount of to-do list checking or deep breathing exercises gives us that deep-down, soul-level peace we're actually craving.
We're learning, sometimes the hard way, that peace is only lasting when you place your cares in God’s hands. It’s not something we can hustle our way into; it's a gift, a grace we step into through faith. Romans 5:1 lays it out beautifully: "Therefore having been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ." Our peace isn’t self-manufactured; it's given by God through our Lord Jesus Christ.
So, if you're carrying that weight on your shoulders today, remember to pray and release the stress. Let Jesus be your peace.