More words of wisdom from “The Lion King“…
How many of you liked yesterday how I talked about why I believe in God, all while revolving it around the quote that came from a cartoon baboon named “Rafiki” ? What were your thoughts on that post? I’m sure it must have seemed quite funny. Actually, I thought it was funny too. But I didn’t write it with the intentions to be funny. I wrote it because that is exactly how It came to me; I looked at that picture of Rafiki and thought:
“Hey! What if I write about why I believe in God all while revolving it around a quote from a cartoon baboon from The Lion King?”
It’s really something that I thought should be talked about and what better way to describe it then by that? Well I’d like to talk about HAKUNA MATATA today!
No worries, you say? Wish it could be that simple right? Now I know with the way that life can be, we all have our day-to-day struggles, and often we worry ahead of time constantly being worried about every little thing which goes on our lives. We spend so much time worrying about every single little thing whether it’s about our lives or even others’ lives, we miss out on all the greatness that life has to offer to us and others miss out on all the greatness we have to offer them.
I’m not gonna be very long winded with this post, although I could probably go on and on about the subject. For now though I would just like to get out there what God has put on my heart. I often catch myself worrying about what I’m going to blog about next, or when I’m recording “The James Fickle Show” my mind is frantic wondering and worried about the subjects I am going to discuss. I then am reminded in a sense Hakuna Matata, because if we let go and let God he will take care of us, he’ll supply us with our needs.
Take this blog post for instance, I try to get them written and ready to post the next morning because I don’t want to worry about it the next day, but now today because I didn’t get it written last night, I’m not really worried about the words I’m going to say next as I am excited about how I’m going to say them next. Wording my sentences just right is very important to me, I want them to be pure and heart-touching. Something that will stick with people throughout the rest of the day, maybe even the whole week!
Let’s take a look at what the scripture has to say about worrying and thinking ahead:
“Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your life, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is not the life more than meat, and the body than raiment? Behold the fowls of the air: for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barns; yet your heavenly Father feedeth them. Are ye not much better than they? Which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?”- Matthew 6:25-27 K.J.V.
Think of the simple words in the scripture above, the fowls of the air, for they sow not, neither do they reap, nor gather into barn; yet our heavenly Father he will feed them and take care of they’re needs. Are we not any better than they are? Does God not value you us as much as them? Think about that. He knows every hair on your head. So let me say this: why are we still worrying about every microscopic thing in our lives? I suppose that it is just in our nature, whether it’s stressing over small things in our lives, others’ lives or if it’s stressing over somebody. No matter what it is we’re all still worrying. I guess today I want to get out to everyone to just take life a little slower. Like this lyrics in this song from Simon and Garfunkle “Feeling Groovy”:
“Slow down, you move too fast.
You got to make the morning last.
Just kicking down the cobble stones.
Looking for fun and feelin’ groovy.
I guess we all just need to take the time to slow down and make this morning last… this day last. Like the last bible verse I quoted above, which of you by taking thought can add one cubit unto his stature?
Well that’s it for today everyone! I hope it was as fulfilling for you as the past posts I’ve written have been! Hakuna Matata!