Tag: Faith over Fear

The Ninety-Nine

I have been going to church for as long as I remember. When I was young, I remember being one of the first to arrive and one of the last to leave. My mom was a music pastor, and we were always involved in everything. We were there every time the doors opened. I was ...

A Blind Rooster

Years ago, I read a blog about a cute little farm. The blogger was talking about her visit to the farm, and the joy she found there. She talked about several animals, the food she ate and time she spent with family. She also mentioned a blind rooster. Since the rooster was blind, it crowed ...

When I Have No Words

Anxiety is an emotion I know all too well.  For many years, I have struggled to choose faith over fear.  I can go weeks without feeling anxious, but then there are times when I feel like my anxiety threatens to crush me. For the past couple of weeks, I have felt the familiar grasp of anxiety taking root again. ...

Finding The Ponies

I work in affordable housing. I spend my days looking for potential sites, reading regulatory documents, running numbers, filling out paperwork and trying to make deals competitive so we will be awarded funds to build apartments.  No two deals are ever the same and my day looks different every single day. I am the nerd who loves ...

A Lesson from an Airplane

I hate flying. Actually, is there a word stronger than hate? If there is... I "that word" flying. As much as I hate flying, last week I had no choice. A couple of my coworkers and I had to be in two different cities in one day. Driving would have meant 10+ hours of car ...