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Top Priority: Biddy Chambers and Choosing God over Fear

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 23 Comments

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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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

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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 Jaime Jo Wright on Fear, Faith, and Christmas

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Jerusha: I’m so thrilled to introduce you to my friend Jaime Jo Wright in the very first FW Blog interview! Jaime just released her much-anticipated debut suspense novel, The House on Foster Hill. She’s offering one print copy of this highly acclaimed novel to one of you who leaves a comment below. So read on and don’t forget to enter …

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Ambushed by Fear: The Caregiver’s Battle with Doubt and Grief

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Jerusha: I’m delighted to introduce you to suspense author Lynn Horton! I had the great pleasure of meeting Lynn at a conference this year, where we became fast friends. As many of us miss our deceased loved ones all the more during the holiday season, I couldn’t think of anyone better to walk us through that pain than Lynn, an …

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

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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

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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

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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, …