Devotionals, Testimonies

Dancing Shoes

I have become a collector of hearts, but I do not collect just any hearts. They are gifts from my daughter, Danielle. Each is like a time capsule, capturing a memory from her youth. One is a foil heart. She added two colors of ink to make it extra pretty. Yet another is a heart-shaped… Continue reading Dancing Shoes

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I’m Nobody’s Wonder Woman

Becoming a Mother At twenty-four I went from childlessness to being an instant mother of six. I’d always wanted a large family, but the plan had been to ease into parenthood one child at a time. Through an odd turn of circumstances, my then-husband and I found our home filled with the delights of a… Continue reading I’m Nobody’s Wonder Woman

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Living in the Cone of Uncertainty: Loving Someone Through Dementia by Dena Hobbs

It was hurricane season again. As a resident of the southeastern United States,  I braced for the year’s first major hurricane to hit our shores. I knew the storm was not supposed to be bad where we live. We were forecasted to get a few inches of rain, stronger than normal winds. That is what… Continue reading Living in the Cone of Uncertainty: Loving Someone Through Dementia by Dena Hobbs

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Devotionals, Testimonies

A Bad Case of the What-Ifs: Encounters with Fear

A father who asked for my school picture instead of my report card because appearance was more important to him than how well I did in school. Fast forward to God allowing a diagnosis of breast cancer. But what if it makes me ugly? A husband who said it doesn’t matter what I think because… Continue reading A Bad Case of the What-Ifs: Encounters with Fear

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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

Labor, infertility, Lisa Lucero, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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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

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A Time to Dream Radio Interview: Alynda Long

Today we are sharing a radio interview featuring the story the Lord has written (and continues to write) in the life of our founder and editor, Alynda Long.   We pray God’s story in her life blesses you!  Please feel free to leave a comment  below with any ways we may come alongside you and… Continue reading A Time to Dream Radio Interview: Alynda Long

burden of a secret, Amy Merritt, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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The Burden of a Secret: A Wife’s Testimony, Part Two

Read Part One here if you haven't had a chance: Amy continues her story of God's grace through the unburdening of a deeply guarded secret... Part One may be found here! That night, as I stood behind the couch facing my biggest fear and the single most hurtful thing I had done to my husband and… Continue reading The Burden of a Secret: A Wife’s Testimony, Part Two

Burden, Amy Merritt, Faith Beyond Fear, faithbeyondfear.com
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The Burden of Secrets: A Wife’s Testimony, Part One

Charles Spurgeon said, “Lean your whole weight into Jesus and you will be saved.” His translation of Acts 16:31 (NIV) says, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved–you and your household." When I read this, I sat frozen at my computer. A follower of Jesus for about three years, I felt God… Continue reading The Burden of Secrets: A Wife’s Testimony, Part One

Carolyn Pereira, Faith Beyond Fear, Faithbeyondfear.com, Alynda Long
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To Those Fighting God out of Fear: A Mother’s Testimony

God causes everything to work together for the good of those who love God and are called according to His purpose for them. – Romans 8:28 (NLV) I am 9 months pregnant with my 5th child. Only two weeks from my due date, I find out this baby is undeliverable in her current position. This… Continue reading To Those Fighting God out of Fear: A Mother’s Testimony