Monthly Archives: March 2015

Finding Freedom from Fear

A re-post in the wake of my husband’s recent job loss and all the uncertainty that accompanies it. Questions about faith and God filled my mind as I tossed back and forth in bed— —then Fear came calling. Now, I know better than to allow Fear to get his foot in the door, but it was midnight and the week had been filled with disappointment and uncertainty. And Fear is no novice, he knows when to visit. There’s something about the dark that breeds discouragement and depression—that gives Fear the floor to speak his mind. And he has a lot to say, doesn’t he? “You can’t prevent the suffering of your family or friends.” “You can’t secure your future or that of your loved ones . . .” “Maybe God doesn’t have a plan for you after all.” “Maybe He’ll allow that suffering … Continue reading

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