Posts tagged with: fear

What I Have Been Given

What I Have Been Given     My journey is my own, but I would venture to say that when it comes down to it, it doesn’t look much different from yours. From one day to the next, these things...

Sleepless Nights

Do you ever have trouble sleeping because your mind is so busy or because of lurking fears? My husband is the “close the house up before bedtime” guy, and when he was deployed to Iraq I was afraid to go...

STAND FIRM

Got it. Surely I can do that. These two words (stand firm) show up in Scripture many times. When they show up in the Old Testament, it is usually in the face of something that seems completely insurmountable. Take for...

Finding Peace in Troubling Times

  I laced up my boots and straightened my starched uniform every morning as I left for work before the sun rose above the horizon. I was a Soldier and a combat veteran. Strong. Confident. Competent. But I packed a...

The Door

  This past Halloween my husband and I were Halloween Scrooges. With no kids in the house we decided not to turn the porch light on or hand out candies. Shutting out the world, we watched scary movies in the...

The Two Things God Calls Us to Do

I was thirty feet in the air on a three foot by three foot wooden platform with my toes hanging off the edge. Before me was a 500-foot-long cable that I just happened to be tied into. This was a...

Scared

At our house in recent days, we have been walking through a season of fear with my little man. He is seven. We have many things going on in our world that could cause this, from spring storms here in...
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