Weakness

This year, I have made faith-filled decisions to step out of my comfort zone.  I transitioned from primarily writing about mental health to include public speaking.  Public speaking is usually nerve-racking for me, but I hold on to God’s response to Moses when public speaking opportunities are extended to me. Exodus 4:10 (NLT) says “But […]

Fear

The most powerful and comforting Word I heard today: Isaiah 51:12-13 (NIV) I, even I, am he who comforts you.    Who are you that you fear mere mortals,    human beings who are but grass, that you forget the Lord your Maker,    who stretches out the heavens    and who lays the foundations of the earth,that you live in constant terror every day    because of the wrath of the […]

How I Overcame My Biggest Fear about Having Children

This past weekend, I visited a sister-friend who gave birth to a baby boy three weeks ago. She shared her concern about raising a child in this cold/evil world. I had the same fear and concern in July, so I could relate. We discussed the fact that our generation is faced with raising children in a more complex world compared to generations before us.