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Lady Jane and the Sting: Facing the Ultimate Danger without Fear

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 21 Comments

She knew if she told the truth, she would die. She told the truth anyway. And she died. She was only sixteen years old. When I began to read the book, Eight Women of Faith by Michael G. Haykin, I knew little about Lady Jane Grey.  I had a vague sense that she was one of the victims of the …

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Shards of Glass: Letting Go of Fear in the Grip of Pain

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 41 Comments

Jerusha: I’m delighted to welcome Shelli Littleton to the FW blog today! I was struck by the poetic beauty and depth of Shelli’s writing the first time I read her blog, so I’m thrilled she agreed to be my guest. She’s giving away TWO copies of her nonfiction book, A Gift Worth Keeping, to two of you who comment below. So …

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Choosing Joy: How to Face Loss without Fear

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Jerusha: I’m delighted to introduce you to Marva Smith, a blogger of great encouragement at SunSparkleShine. I fell in love with Marva’s honest and inspiring writing the first time I stumbled upon her blog. Please join me in welcoming her to the Fear Warrior community! By Marva Smith Having lost my brother unexpectedly six months ago, I’ve been through a …

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Lift Me Up: When What You Fear Happens

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 9 Comments

My heart felt like it was being gutted from the inside out, slowly ripped apart by an unstoppable horror. I was no stranger to loss or grief. I’d seen the death of three grandparents, a surrogate grandmother, a college friend, pets I loved like family. I’d tasted other kinds of grief, too, over ended relationships, loved ones gone astray, betrayal, …