Pressure vs. Stress

I’ve heard it said that “Pressure begets responsibility.”  Pressure and stress are close cousins but not necessarily friends.  Pressure can bring good.  But stress – when we feel overwhelmed by the pressure can result in craziness.  Physically, mentally and emotionally.  The best formula for stress is to think on things that are good, lovely, admirable, etc. and press our minds and emotions toward God to seek His best path for each little crisis we encounter.  Then pressure can be the catalyst to our growth. A friend.  An opportunity.  Seek the good in pressure and look for an opportunity to grow..

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