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Controlling the Head

“Who of you by worrying can add a single hour to his life?” Matthew 6:27 “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” Jeremiah 29:11   The other day I was reading a devotional message that began with words that were credited as coming from God to us. It read, “Let me control your mind.” While the point of the message was great and exactly what I needed to hear it took a backseat for a second to an entirely different image. Eventually I realized I’d been giving a sweet reminder that God is in control. My days are spent in a public elementary school where I work with children with special needs. We eat lunch at the same time as the kindergarten children. One little girl has become a favorite of mine. She has graciously forgiven one of my students on more than one occasion as, in his haste, he’s come just short of knocking her over. When I apologize on his behalf, she responds, “Tha