Tag Archives: anxiety

When Fear Distorts Our Past

2  “Of all the passions, fear weakens judgment most.” Cardinal de Retz While in college, I lamented over the stress of my classes and couldn’t wait to graduate. But once I landed a full time teaching position and juggled that … Continue reading

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Responsibility

“What difference does it make to you what someone else becomes, or says, or does? You do not need to answer for others, only for yourself.” Thomas a Kempis Since responsibility is my number one strength, it’s easy for me … Continue reading

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I’ve Got This!

“You have made us for yourself, and our hearts are restless till they find their rest in you.” St. Augustine of Hippo With the holidays right around the corner, our hearts may start singing, “Tis the season to be anxious, … Continue reading

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How to Become Fearless in a Fearful World

  “Anxiety is the natural result when our hopes are centered on anything short of God.” Billy Graham Anxiety is on the increase and the times we live in today encourages insecurity. So how can we rise above our fear … Continue reading

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You Make Me Brave

  “Fear is faith for the things you don’t want.” Unknown Fear plagued me as a little girl. Being shy I was too afraid to talk to the telephone operator. My anxious feelings led to biting my finger nails. I … Continue reading

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A Wrong Perspective

  “It is impossible for that man to despair who remembers that his Helper is omnipotent.” Jeremy Taylor I enjoyed watching chipmunks scurry at my grandparents cabin near Flagstaff, Arizona. We fed them often and they became tame. Once I … Continue reading

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Stillness

  “I cannot be the man I should be without times of quietness. Stillness is an essential part of growing deeper.” Charles R. Swindoll My family and I went on a short-term mission trip to Kenya, the summer of 1992. … Continue reading

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