Category: Facing Fear

Fear Lied to Me

I used to have a strong relationship with Fear. For most of my life, I thought Fear was my friend. I carried Fear wherever I went, and believed what it said about my situation and surroundings. I believed Fear made me cautious and smart. I believed carrying Fear with me made me safe from any ...

I Remain Confident

For the past several years, Dan and I have chose a "word of the year" to focus on all year long. So as 2018 ended, we started praying about what 2019 would hold and we felt the word "confident" was the word for 2019. (Confidently Walking into 2019) I remember early in the year when ...

The Plane That Didn’t Crash

If you have ever read anything I have written (or have spent more than five minutes with  me), you may have noticed that I have a bit of flare when I tell stories. Since I tend to add a little extra drama to the stories I tell, I can totally relate to the "boy who ...

In Case of Fire…

I have been the girliest girly girl for as long as I can remember. My college dorm room literally had a pink glow at night because of the pink Christmas lights that were always on.  My parents tell me I have been very opinionated on what "girls do" and what "boys do" from an early ...

The Summer Wilderness

I didn't have a headache today. I know that may not seem notable to most, but in my world it's a big victory. In mid March, a headache started that would not stop. Some days were worse than others, but for four months the same headache followed me around. I woke up and went to bed with ...