Tag Archives: Fear

Possess Your Identity

  “When we really understand who God is, we begin to recognize who we are. Revelation about Him leads to revelation about ourselves.”  Katherine Ruonala  The more I get to know God, the more I realize how little I know … Continue reading

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Desperation

  “The good news of suffering is that it brings us to the end of ourselves – a purpose it has certainly served in my life. It brings us to the place of honesty, which is the place of desperation, … Continue reading

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A Gift in Disguise

  “The only lasting and fully satisfying joys for any man lie on the other side of a cross.” Walter J. Chantry Our son has been known to wrap Christmas gifts in duct tape, or to wrap several smaller boxes … Continue reading

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We Are What We Eat

  “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.”  Anthelme Brillat-Savarin – 1826  I read the book “You Are What You Eat” several years ago. The book suggested if we eat good food, then we’ll be … Continue reading

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Courage

  “Courage will follow when faith takes the lead.”  Anonymous  Reading biographies of courageous men and women inspire me. The Apostle Paul’s faith in what God had promised, gave Paul courage. In Acts chapter 27, the vessel Paul was on … Continue reading

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Knowing God

  “Once you become aware that the main business that you are here for is to know God, most of life’s problems fall into place of their own accord.” J. I. Packer We get to know God by spending time … Continue reading

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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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