You are worried and upset about many things.
“Don’t worry about anything,” Paul wrote (Phil. 4:6).
Some of us do the opposite—worry about everything.
We worry about war, terrorism, crime, road rage, global warming;
about the economy, social security, taxes, identity theft;
about country, community, school, church;
about spouse, parents, children, grandchildren;
about fat, wrinkles, cellulite, liver spots;
about bad hair, gray hair, no hair;
about health, aging, dying.
We worry that the worst that can happen will happen: the sore throat is probably esophageal cancer; the headache, a brain tumor.
We worry because people don’t act the way we think they should: don’t treat us right, don’t drive in the right lane, don’t eat with the right fork, don’t toe the party line, don’t see things the way we do.
All that worry; and it has never fixed anything.