When I was younger, I struggled with fear to the point of not eating for a few days. I’m thankful for that brief season because the truth I gathered then still brings encouragement to me today.
But I’ve never stopped adding to my arsenal of “courage notes” since fear grips in many ways. Thankfully, there are plenty of words from God about anxious thoughts (Ps 94:19). He even commands us not to be anxious.
However, we know the “what if” game (while helpful for creating plots in fiction) has been so easy to slip into lately.
Continue reading “Even Ifs of April”
“Guess what? There’s supposed to be a snowstorm this weekend! Isn’t it wonderful?”
My sister’s eyes danced with thoughts of snowmen, eggnog lattes, flurries on eyelashes, and fresh powder on the ski hill.
I groaned. “But what about the roads?”
Continue reading “Frozen Road Fear”
I’ve desired to write before I could spell. It amused me as a child, became a ministry as a teenager, and helped pay for education as a college student.
Writing has always been a big part of my identity, passion, and learning (because I was not born good at it!).
But I’m shy about it.
Continue reading “Why Are We Shy About Our Gifts?”