If You’re Stressed About The Election: God’s 5 Powerful Promises To Encourage You

By October 31, 2016 Leave a Comment

Are you stressed by the presidential election?  With Election Day approaching next week, there is no other way to put it. The presidential election is stressful. And everyone is affected.

Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association reported that 52 percent of American adults surveyed, regardless of political party, are very or somewhat significantly stressed by the 2016 election. The results of the APA survey show that both Republicans and Democrats are equally experiencing anxiety and stress.

There are no political party lines when it comes to being affected by uncertainty and negativity. We are human, and all the ongoing arguments, videos, stories, and images pouring at us online, exacerbated by social media 24/7, triggers anxiety and feelings of anger and helplessness. Therapists even see an increase between couples growing more irritable with each other; fatigue sets in as worries heighten, and division cropping up at work, among family and friends. Election stress hurts all of us.

In our stress, it is normal for us to ask: Where are you, God, in all this? What will happen to my family . . . to me?

There are many voices clamoring to have us focus on fear, anger, and a sense of hopelessness.

But as people of faith, we need to turn our attention to only One Voice: Jesus. Our One Faithful Confidante is whispering words of hope and light, even in the midst of what appears so dark.

As followers of Jesus, we possess the power and comfort of God’s Promises as we face an unknown election and future for our country. We can ask a different set of questions because we are called to live by a different reality: hope, love, and peace.

God’s Five Powerful Promises & Practical Tips to Encourage Your Heart

No matter what happens on November 8th, remember God’s words of encouragement.

Here are five promises to encourage your heart during this election…

Psst… Dear friends, I’ve been thinking what to share about the elections the whole month of October and I’m so excited  to share my encouragement with you at (in)courage today! May it lift your heart — then share it with your family and friends!

BTW, I’ve been working on Book #2 with the publisher and miss you terribly. But I am SO passionate to take you on a new journey of the heart with Book #2!! I’m wrapping up edits and will be back blogging! So grateful for your love & support! love, Bonnie

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