For God has not given us a spirit of fear (timidity, cowardice) but of power and of love and of self-control (sound mind, discipline, instruction, judgement, sobriety). 2 Timothy 1:7 There was a time in my life when fear ruled me. It permeated every decision, stalled or stopped almost every adventure, and I was powerless … Continue reading Fearless Leading
The peace I give is a gift the world cannot give, so don’t be troubled or afraid. John 14:27 Why are you so afraid? I ask myself this question every time I have to fly on an airplane and fear comes pounding at my heart's door, filling my mind with such panic and anxiety to … Continue reading Why Are You So Afraid?
"Would you like to try it again? The judges said they would allow you to." "No," I replied.I was humiliated. Moreover, I was afraid of making a fool of myself again. I had practiced and practiced and practiced my oratory piece for the regional declam competition in high school. I had it downpat, completely memorized. … Continue reading Fraidy Hole
My greatest fear, as long as I can remember, is a roach. They are disgusting, vile, and will forever hold a place of disdain in my heart. And as terrible as they are, I cannot kill them, because somehow the sound of killing them is far worse to me than letting them scurry off into … Continue reading Smashing Roaches, Overcoming Fear
What are you afraid of? A quick Google search will reveal the top ten fears people have: The dentist Dogs Flying Thunder/lightning The dark Heights Other people (speaking, eating in front of) Scary spaces (elevators, bridges, public transportation) Spiders Snakes … Continue reading Breath Day – June 30, 2018
A few weeks ago I began our small group by handing everyone a small blank note card and asking them to write a list of things that they would do if they were bolder. What would you do if you were bolder? One minute. Go! Take just a minute and list one thing you would … Continue reading What’s On Your List?
Growing up as a dancer, my natural tendency and lean in life quickly became to perform. Over the years I became very good at it. Recently I also took the enneagram test, which once again affirmed this. If you haven’t taken this yet, it's another great personality test to help discover things about yourself and … Continue reading Letting Go Of Fear