Tag Archives : Fear

Knowing God

“Once you become aware that the main business that you are here for is to know God, most of life’s problems fall into place of their own accord.” J. I. Packer We get to know God by spending time with Him in the Word and by experienc

When Fear Distorts Our Past

“Of all the passions, fear weakens judgment most.” Cardinal de Retz While in college, I lamented over the stress of my classes and couldn’t wait to graduate. But once I landed a full time teaching position and juggled that with my d

Letting Go

“Life is a balance of holding on and letting go.” Anonymous My mom and stepdad are both artists in Arizona and for numerous years they sold their artwork in a Scottsdale gallery. Year after year though, the drama with the owner and their

Making Progress

“The chains of love are stronger than the chains of fear.” William Gurnall In 1988, my family moved from Arizona to Chicago, for my husband’s final year of training. I met another mom with young children who also liked to jog. So be


“What difference does it make to you what someone else becomes, or says, or does? You do not need to answer for others, only for yourself.” Thomas a Kempis Since responsibility is my number one strength, it’s easy for me to take on

Meant To Be Seen

“We were all meant to shine, as children do. We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us.” Marianne Williamson “You were meant to be seen. It’s time to come out from the shadows. No more hiding.” My

A Significant Day

“Freedom does not mean I am able to do whatever I want to do. That’s the worst kind of bondage. Freedom means I have been set free to become all that God wants me to be, to achieve all that God wants me to achieve, to enjoy all that God w

How to Become Fearless in a Fearful World

  “Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered on anything short of God.” Billy Graham Anxiety is on the increase and the times we live in today encourages insecurity. So how can we rise above our fear and live a life full
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You Make Me Brave

“Fear is faith for the things you don’t want.” Unknown Fear plagued me as a little girl. Being shy I was too afraid to talk to the telephone operator. My anxious feelings led to biting my finger nails. I was motivated to stop chewin


“Unless Jesus is Lord of all, He is not Lord at all.” S. M. Zwemer Lordship was not in my vocabulary the first seventeen years of my walk with God. Yes, I believed and made a public confession of my faith in Jesus Christ as my Savior. But