Category: Facing Fear

Trust During the Unexpected

I went to an appointment last week for an eye exam. The appointment should have been easy. In and out with no surprises. However, during the appointment the doctor delivered news that shocked me. I left the eye appointment and immediately went to my family doctor for an unexpected follow up appointment. I will be honest, ...

His Love Makes Me Brave

Our roof has a big valley that seems to catch all the branches and leaves in the neighborhood. Last week, we decided we should clean the valley because there had been quite a few branches that had collected there. Not only had it become an eye sore, but we were worried the branches would create ...

When Raccoons Attack

Our home is in the middle of the city, however we have a city park located at the back of our property. The park isn't what you would imagine. It's basically a large green space, and a wooded area. We also have a pond in our back yard. The pond and the park are two of the features ...

Restless

The past  few months have been crazy in my world. I have been working crazy hours at work, and also working on several things at home. There were many times that my to do list has made me feel like I was drowning.  I have ran when my tank was long past empty and I have ...

Snakes, Aquariums and Being Brave

I am afraid of snakes. Actually, "afraid" may not accurately describe how I feel about snakes. I am terrified of snakes. I jump and close my eyes when a snake comes on the TV. I can't read about snakes. When a snake pops up on social media, I have to quickly scroll past the image or story. ...