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There and Back Again: How to Fearlessly Face a Changing Life

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 8 Comments

Jerusha: We’re joined today by Helene Smith, blogger at Maidservants of Christ. Please join me in giving her a big welcome to our Fear Warrior community! By Helene Smith A decade ago, my husband and I took our four-year-old daughter and moved to be missionaries in a developing nation. With a long stay in front of us, we sold off …

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View from the Shore: Beating Fear of the Deep Unknown

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Jerusha: I’m delighted to introduce you to Hope Welborn, an award-winning writer in my own genre of romantic suspense! Please join me in giving her a big Fear Warrior community welcome! By Hope Welborn Fear is a strong motivator for human behavior. For most people, at the core of our actions and decisions is a thread of fear. When fear …

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A Hopeful Grief: Facing the Toughest Times without Fear

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 14 Comments

Cancer. I had expected something minor, something treatable. Instead, I was told my beloved dog has a tumor and a cancer that will probably kill him. The diagnosis hit hard and began to painfully chip at my heart, preparing it to shatter when the end comes, far sooner than I had expected. The apparent injustice of the diagnosis strangled me. …

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Which Way to Go? Defeating Your Fear of Missing God’s Best

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Jerusha: I’m delighted to introduce to you my friend, writing buddy, and debut novelist, Patricia Beal! She’s giving away one print copy of her women’s fiction novel, A Season to Dance, to one of you who comments below! So read on and don’t forget to join the conversation. By Patricia Beal Do you ever feel like you’ll make one wrong …

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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, …