Winds of Change: How to Face Them Without Fear

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I was known as the queen of tradition. Well, my siblings would probably call me more of a stickler for tradition. As we grew old enough to question traditions, my siblings started to want to change some of our long-established modes of doing things. It began with Christmas—the most sacred traditions of all. Suddenly, my brothers wanted to make a …

Looking for Danger, Finding Peace: The Shepherds and a Fearless Christmas

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Jerusha: I’m thrilled to welcome back my dear friend and amazing writer, Emily Conrad. Emily challenges and inspires me every time she puts words on a page. In the spirit of Christmas, Emily is generously giving each person who comments on this post a free digital copy of her Christmas short story, Returning Christmas. So be sure to comment below …

Peace vs. Strife: How to Face Holiday Conflict without Fear

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The Christmas giving continues with a giveaway of one digital copy of A Ruby Christmas! Leave a comment after this post for a chance to win! Christmas is ruined. You end the phone call and drop the smile you’ve plastered in place to cover your plummeting emotions. Aunt Martha is coming for Christmas. Not just Christmas Day, but Christmas Eve. …

Joy to the World: 5 Steps to Fearless Christmas Evangelism

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“Happy holidays!” The clerk smiled at me at me from behind the checkout counter. I smiled right back and bravely answered, “Merry Christmas!” It’s easier this time of year to find a simple way to suggest you’re a Christian. With our culture’s emphasis on removing Christ from Christmas, all you have to do is say, “Merry Christmas” in public, and …

How Thanksgiving Can Set You Free: Fighting Fear with Gratitude

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Want to shock your relatives this Thanksgiving? Turning a holiday tradition on its head would probably do the trick. Many of us follow the tradition of having each person at our Thanksgiving gathering take a turn to share something for which he or she is thankful. The answers are usually pretty standard: family, health, love, home. If we’re keeping in …

Not Alone: Beating the Fear of Loneliness

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By Toni Shiloh Jerusha: Please join me in welcoming Toni Shiloh to our Fear Warrior community. Toni is offering a free digital copy of her Christian romance novel, Buying Love, to one FW Blog reader who comments below! Fears have a funny way of altering our course in life. We can be on the path of righteousness and one whisper …