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Courage under Fire: How to Beat Fear Like a War Hero

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 12 Comments

Bullets smattered the side of the truck. A surprise attack. They were caught in the middle. Jim jumped down from the truck bed, hit the ground hard, jamming his knee. He bit back the pain as bullets punctured the air above him. Shouts flew with the barrage. A scream next to him. Ernie. Was he hurt? “Get under the truck!” …

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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, …

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Leap of Courage: Fearlessly Falling into the Arms of God

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Jerusha: Please join me in welcoming Elizabeth Van Tassel to The Fear Warrior Community! I had the privilege to meet Elizabeth at a writer’s conference and was touched by her gentle and encouraging spirit. Read on to be inspired and encouraged by her, as well! By Elizabeth Van Tassel The pine-filled forests and skitter of squirrels hiding nuts in their …