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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

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Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: The Belt and Breastplate

God’s Armor Combats Fear Using the Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness Here I am again. I end up in a mess way too often. When will I learn? I strive to trust God, yet often, I do not. I trust in myself instead of His truth.  My mantra is, “I got this.” This… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: The Belt and Breastplate

Testimonies

Leaning In and Out: A Widow’s Journey Beyond Fear

I sat at my kitchen table, staring into space as my brother packed to visit my sister. He spent two weeks with me following the death of my sweet husband, Sam. My fears realized, it was time to lean in even harder to the Lord. “Are you going to be okay?” my brother said before… Continue reading Leaning In and Out: A Widow’s Journey Beyond Fear

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Faith, Fear, and Fire Hydrants

How do we learn to fear? Is it ingrained in us by our parents or is there a fear gene? Maybe we get burned and become overly cautious. We can all admit fear isn’t always bad. It protects us from danger. “That lion looks hungry…” “That ledge looks narrow.” “Run, Daphne! I see a clown!”… Continue reading Faith, Fear, and Fire Hydrants

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6 Steps to Redeem the Holidays from the Fear of the Past

If I had to guess (simply based on the pins that fill my Pinterest feed around mid-October) I’d say I’m far from alone in finding the holiday season a potentially difficult time. For too many of us, the holidays trigger terrible memories of years past. Personally, they mark the anniversaries of terrible days on which… Continue reading 6 Steps to Redeem the Holidays from the Fear of the Past

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Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Raising Our Shield of Faith

Norma Poore continues her series on Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear with our shield of faith. She started with an introduction to the series, discussion of the Belt of Truth and Breastplate of Righteousness, then the need for our Shoes of Readiness.  My Shield of Faith was Tested A few months ago, I received… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Raising Our Shield of Faith

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“You Say”: When a Song Becomes a Weapon

That Little Voice We all know that little voice deep inside our head. Sometimes, it is our conscience, our internal moral compass. It reminds us of the difference between right and wrong. Other times, it is our conviction when we sin. It moves us to seek forgiveness and humility when we know we are wrong.… Continue reading “You Say”: When a Song Becomes a Weapon

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Three Lion-Sized Steps to Banish the Enemy’s Attacks

  Behold, the Lion. Fear is a crazy thing. And no one is free from the struggle. I know, newsflash, right? But it’s a God-given emotion, meant to drive us back to Him. Whether it’s fear of being unable to find a parking space (anyone?) or fear of facing a cloaked and armed stranger in… Continue reading Three Lion-Sized Steps to Banish the Enemy’s Attacks

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Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Series Intro

Paul’s Message to Believers about God’s Armor Paul tells Christians that our struggle is not with people, but, “…against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.” He also says I need to put on all the armor of God so… Continue reading Using God’s Armor to Combat Fear: Series Intro

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Labor of Love: A Mother’s Story

This week, guest poster, Lisa Lucero shares her story of reaching beyond her fear into her faith in Christ. This testimony includes details regarding a birth story. April 14th, 2016. Two beautiful pink lines showed up on my at-home pregnancy test. My husband and I had decided several months before to add to our family.… Continue reading Labor of Love: A Mother’s Story