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Refuge: A Widow’s Journey from Fear and Grief to Hope and Healing

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 14 Comments

Jerusha: I’m thrilled to welcome award-winning author, Gayle Roper, to the FW blog today! Gayle is generously giving away TWO free books to two of you who leave comments below! So don’t forget to join the conversation for a chance to win A Widow’s Journey or the mystery novel, A Fatal Arrangement. By Gayle Roper I stood in my front …

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If We Part: Facing Your Fears When Divorce Happens

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 8 Comments

Jerusha: Please join me in giving a warm Fear Warrior community welcome to my guest, Shel Harrington! Divorce is something we don’t like to talk about, but, sadly, most of us have been touched by it–either directly or through a friend or relative. If someone you know is going through a divorce, please share this post with them so they …

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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

Jerusha Agen Fighting Fear 4 Comments

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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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

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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, …