Psalm 13, CCC 2088.
Anxiety from the past. Fear & Depression from sin (1 Corinthians 6:11) & suffering (2 Corinthians 11:24-28)
“Go forth in peace, for you have followed the good road. Go forth without fear, for he who created you has made you holy, has always protected you, and loves you as a mother. Blessed be you, my God, for having created me.” – St. Clare of Assisi
Anxiety in the present: Genesis 1:1-4, Matthew 14:22-33, Mark 4:35-41, Proverbs 12:25
Gaudium Et Spes: 1. The joys and the hopes, the griefs and the anxieties of the people of this age, especially those who are poor or in any way afflicted, these are the joys and hopes, the griefs and anxieties of the followers of Christ.
“And of what should we be afraid? Our captain on this battlefield is Christ Jesus. We have discovered what we have to do. Christ has bound our enemies for us and weakened them that they cannot overcome us unless we so choose to let them. So we must fight courageously and mark ourselves with the sign of the most Holy Cross.” – St. Catherine of Sienna
Anxiety about the future: Matthew 6:25, 34, Phil 4:6-7, 1 Cor 10:13.
“Do not have any anxiety about the future. Leave everything in God’s hands for he will take care of you.” – St. John the Baptist de La Salle
Anxiety from mental illness: Mark 1:21-28, 1 Peter 5:7.
”If certain thoughts bother you, it is devil who causes you to worry, and not God, Who, being the spirit of peace, grants you tranquility.” – St. Padre Pio
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