Karen Smith, A Roaring Lion, Eating Disorder, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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A Roaring Lion

Eating Disorder A few years ago, as I wrote about in my last post, I experienced a season of one difficult situation after another. During that time, eating became an issue. Some people stress-eat. You know them, the ones who in stressful times are always hungry or want chocolate. During my stressful season, I became… Continue reading A Roaring Lion

5 Steps, conflict resolution, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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Five Steps for Taking Fear out of Conflict Resolution

  Bear with each other and forgive one another if any of you has a grievance against someone. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. – Colossians 3:13 Does anyone else’s stomach turn just a bit when they hear the word, “Conflict”? I grew up in turmoil. Conflict always escalated and rarely found resolution. Loud hurtful… Continue reading Five Steps for Taking Fear out of Conflict Resolution

Show and Tell, Diane Virginia, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com, devotional
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Show and Tell: A Devotional

A Grandmother and Granddaughter “We taught the daycare children by example, and you were with me.” Mrs. Gertrude said, tickling her granddaughter, Sharon’s side. “I remember,” Sharon said, “but I’m twelve now!” Mrs. Gertrude smiled as her ‘little Sharon’ donned her best grown up imitation. “Do you remember our career center? You and your friends… Continue reading Show and Tell: A Devotional

Hope, Faith Beyond Fear, Alynda Long, recovery, sexual abuse
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His Hope in the Darkness: Moving Beyond Fear

Moving Beyond Fear Two and a half years ago, I faltered under the weight of anxiety and depression and couldn't imagine a life where moving beyond fear was possible. My marriage teetered on the edge. Night terrors and flashbacks due to childhood trauma and sexual abuse plagued my nights and crept into my days. I… Continue reading His Hope in the Darkness: Moving Beyond Fear

faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear, link ups, articles,
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Love, Hope, and Joy: 3 Articles You’ll Want to Read on Christian Living

Three Articles on Christian Living We are thrilled to share three articles from our contributing/guest writers: Esther Hosea of His Dearly Loved Daughter, Ruth Buchanan, and Rosie Williams of Nuggets From The Heart! Love His Dearly Loved Daughter shares about God's deep desire to be our first love in her article, "What Will God Do… Continue reading Love, Hope, and Joy: 3 Articles You’ll Want to Read on Christian Living

God, Lori Altebaumer, Faith Beyond Fear, Guest Post, faithbeyondfear.com, prodigal, infertility
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When We Give Our Fears to God: A Mother’s Journey

There are few sounds like that of a mother crying over her child. A heart-broken mother, a terrified mother, a lost, angry, confused and wounded mother holds nothing back but weeps out grief in anguished sobs that come from deep within her DNA. Where is God? How could this be His plan? The pain can… Continue reading When We Give Our Fears to God: A Mother’s Journey

Diving into Faith: Letting Go of Fear, Dawn Ward, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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Diving into Faith: Letting Go of Fear

“Dawn, let go and jump! I’ll catch you!” I could barely hear my coach’s encouraging words above the ringing in my ears. All I could make out was the muffled sound of “Wah, wah, wah,” as he pleaded with me to take the plunge into the pool of water below. My teammates also tried coercing… Continue reading Diving into Faith: Letting Go of Fear

Holland Webb, Faith Beyond Fear
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From Faith to Fear And Back Again

When it all falls apart "What did he say?" I turned from the newscast to the man next to me. "Crashed." It was early fall of 2008, and I sat in Bangui, the capital city of the Central African Republic, watching the news in French. As my college French professor will attest, there is no… Continue reading From Faith to Fear And Back Again

Run-Out Faith, Karen Smith, Faith beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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My Run-Out Faith

    What sweet words I find in Isaiah 43. Words to remember as I travel through life.  Or at least until life sweeps me off my feet. What do I do with these promises? When life is upside down and flames set every dream ablaze, are these words true? No Words Would Come Four miles… Continue reading My Run-Out Faith

Becoming a Protector, Mari Jan Francis, Faithbeyondfear.com, Faith Beyond Fear
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Becoming a Protector: My Journey of Faith Beyond Fear

Becoming a Protector I called the instructor of my counseling course. Tension rose. I knew what I needed to do. Stalling was no longer an option if I was to walk in integrity as a counselor and a child of God. My brother-in-law molested me as a child. Now his granddaughter, my great niece, was… Continue reading Becoming a Protector: My Journey of Faith Beyond Fear