Browsing All posts tagged under »fear«

Because of Jesus Shawn is Not Afraid, and so much more….

November 11, 2011


It’s week five in the “Because of Jesus” series. Shawn Boreta, my beautiful online friend, shares her encouraging story. My first thought, “I am not afraid, because of Jesus.” Then my mind reeled in so many directions, I thought narrowing it down would be impossible, yet all things are possible because of Jesus. Then I […]

a Prayer for Someone Who is Struggling

November 7, 2011


Early Sunday morning, I searched the internet for prayers for friends who are struggling. I found great wisdom straight from scripture that taught me how to intercede for them. (amazing!) We can pray verses of the Bible over people and know that we are asking in unison with what God wants for His children. — […]

I am Not Enough!

October 5, 2011


Are you enough for your family? for your job? for your friends? for the bills that are due? Thankfully, I am coming to grips with the truth that I am not enough. In the video below, I share my personal journey through insecurity, divorce, and the effects of the lies I have believed about myself […]

Is Your Fear Justified?

October 3, 2011


This verse from the Bible caught my attention tonight. “A person’s fear sets a trap for him, but one who trusts the Lord is safe.” Proverbs 29:25 How many times have I fallen into the trap of fear? Fear is pretty basic and common to everyone. Many of us express our fear in different words, […]

The Courage Not to Worry

September 28, 2011


Worry is a verb. The definition is “to torment oneself with or suffer from disturbing thoughts; fret.” How many times have I done this?  How many days and nights have I tormented myself with disturbing thoughts? We’ve all been there. We’ve made a choice to live out every possible scenario we can imagine and then […]

Disenchanted, Frustrated, & Ticked Off – Now What?

August 30, 2011


Disenchantment happens. It happens with friends, in marriage, at work and certainly in the church. But how should we respond to the disappointment, the revelation of imperfection, and the frustration of our unmet expectations? I keep wanting to list examples, but it would take forever, and I’m sure you’ve already got a vivid picture in […]

Loving Jesus and Loving like Jesus

June 7, 2011


This is a continuation of yesterday’s post – Do You Really Love Jesus? Click here if you haven’t had a chance to read it yet. Mel Tari instructed the wife to call her husband and say “Honey I really miss you.”  Then he instructed her to go home and prepare his favorite supper the way […]