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Fear Warrior Friends: A Chat with Jaime Jo Wright on Fear, Faith, and Christmas

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 20 Comments

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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The Thanksgiving Secret: A Surprising Weapon to Defeat Your Fears

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 6 Comments

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 …

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Shattered Souls: Putting Fear to Rest by Finding Our Identity in Christ

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 11 Comments

Jerusha: I’m so delighted to introduce you to my sweet friend, Valéria Hyer! Valéria and I “met” online and then had the joy of meeting in person at a writers conference this fall. Valéria is a special lady, so pull up a chair and listen as she shares her heart, and don’t forget to comment to give her a big …

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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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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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Choosing Joy: How to Face Loss without Fear

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 21 Comments

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, …