Write down the C.A.L.M. acronym, and place it somewhere accessible to remind yourself that “the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds.”
C elebrate God’s goodness.
“Rejoice in the Lord always” (Phil. 4:4).
How will you express your joy for God’s goodness today?
A sk God for help.
“Let your requests be made known to God” (Phil. 4:6).
If you don’t already keep a prayer journal, start one. Begin with today’s requests.
L eave your concerns with him.
“With thanksgiving . . .” (Phil.4: 6).
At bedtime review the concerns you left with God this morning. Thank Him for relieving you of your anxious thoughts.
M editate on good things.
“Think about the things that are good and worthy of praise” (Phil. 4:8).
Plan your day to include time alone with God.
(Adapted from Anxious for Nothing by Max Lucado.)