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Loves Me, Loves Me Not: Valentine’s Day and the Fear It Brings

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I never expected it, but it arrived in the mail every year, for Valentine’s Day. When I was young, my grandpa sent me my very own heart-shaped box of chocolates for the holiday, including a Valentine’s greeting card conveying his love for me. I should’ve just received the gift with gratefulness, but instead I was disturbed. You see, he never …

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Refuge: A Widow’s Journey from Fear and Grief to Hope and Healing

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Jerusha: I’m thrilled to welcome award-winning author, Gayle Roper, to the FW blog today! Gayle is generously giving away TWO free books to two of you who leave comments below! So don’t forget to join the conversation for a chance to win A Widow’s Journey or the mystery novel, A Fatal Arrangement. By Gayle Roper I stood in my front …

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Transformed: Shedding Our Fears and Finding Peace

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Jerusha: I’m pleased to introduce you to Peggy Cunningham, children’s author and missionary! Peggy is offering a giveaway of one print copy of her latest release, Hooray for Holidays, a collection of sweet holiday stories for children. So join me in giving Peggy a big welcome and leave a comment below to enter the giveaway! By Peggy Cunningham In my …

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If We Part: Facing Your Fears When Divorce Happens

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Jerusha: Please join me in giving a warm Fear Warrior community welcome to my guest, Shel Harrington! Divorce is something we don’t like to talk about, but, sadly, most of us have been touched by it–either directly or through a friend or relative. If someone you know is going through a divorce, please share this post with them so they …

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Top Priority: Biddy Chambers and Choosing God over Fear

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Jerusha: I’m honored to introduce you to Michelle Ule, biographer of Biddy Chambers, wife of the famous Oswald Chambers. Michelle is offering one free copy of the highly-acclaimed Mrs. Oswald Chambers to an FW reader. So join me in giving Michelle a warm, FW community welcome and leave a comment below to enter the giveaway! By Michelle Ule Picture this: …

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Fearless Fitness: Training Tips for a Fearless New Year

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 6 Comments

My muscles burned, screaming at me to stop. “I know this is hard,” the trainer on the TV screen told me through her game face. “It’s not easy. But if you want results, you have to work for it.” ‘Tis the season for New Year resolutions, and among the most popular is the resolution to lose weight or get physically …

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The Battles of 2017: Top 5 Fear Warrior Posts that Made Us Conquerors

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 7 Comments

Where are you looking? If you’re like most of us at the start of this New Year, your gaze is fixed firmly ahead. You’re looking at the future of 2018. It’s a natural response. The new year is full of possibilities, hopes, and dreams. Anything could happen. If you’re a fearful type like I am, that statement is a pretty …

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The Best Gift: Receiving Good Gifts without Fear

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 4 Comments

He wasn’t supposed to be here today. The doctors told us our dog, our beautiful, gentle giant had only three months to live. When we received this diagnosis for our beloved dog this summer, we were devastated. I shared my heart and pain with you in a post here, in which I also shared the overwhelming fears this diagnosis wrought …

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Fear Warrior Friends: A Chat with Michelle Griep on Fear, Stress, and Christmas

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Jerusha: What a treat that I get to chat with Michelle Griep today! Always so much fun to talk to, Michelle is the author of historical and mystery romance novels. Her latest, and my favorite, is 12 Days at Bleakly Manor, a charming novella full of Dickensian wit, mystery, and romance. Michelle’s offering a free copy (print or digital) to …

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Have Yourself an Anxious Little Christmas: Finding Peace When Troubles Are in Sight

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Jerusha: Today we’re joined by Ruth O’Neil, a freelance writer and author of the Advent book, The 25 Days of Christmas Family Devotional. Ruth is sharing some fear-fighting tips and an excerpt from her devotional. She’s also offering one free digital copy of the devotional! Leave a comment below to enter the giveaway! By Ruth O’Neil Christmas can be a hard …