Are you a woman who struggles with fear and longs to live with confidence in God’s purpose for you? Then you’re in the right place! I hope to offer encouragement and support for overwhelmed moms, hurting wives and fellow fear fighters.
Trade Fear for Faith!
I’ve discovered freedom from the bondage of fear in my life. Although I will always struggle with fear, it doesn’t have a hold on me anymore. You will find resources here to help conquer fear and live in the freedom Christ offers. Below are some fears I battle and write about. Let’s fight fear together! Find facing fear posts here.
- Performance Anxiety (lack of confidence)
- Social Anxiety
- Travel Anxiety
- Other Specific Phobias
So many books, so little time! I love to read and review the latest Christian nonfiction books. I also enjoy participating in launch teams. I’ve had the honor of being on book launch teams for Ann Voskamp, Tim Tebow, Kelly Balarie, Holley Gerth, Jennifer Dukes Lee, Shiela Walsh, Shawna Letellier, Maria Furlough, and Gary Morland.
I'm stepping out of my usual nonfiction genre to review this wonderful novel by avid Rawlings. The Baggage Handler captured my attention at the title and kept it until the last page! In fact, after reading this book, I can't wait to review more fiction! The author’s...read more
“And the Lord went before them by day in a pillar of a cloud, to lead them the way; and by night in a pillar of fire, to give them light; to go by day and night: He took not away the pillar of cloud by day, nor the pillar of fire by night, from before the...read more
My husband and I celebrate our 23rd anniversary on March 9th! One of our songs is, No Doubt About It by Neal McCoy. The words remind me how we are opposites who need each other to balance out our weaknesses: Like a hammer and a nail,...read more
Have hurtful words wounded you? Breaking the Power of Negative Words by author Mary C. Busha, offers steps to help remove the harmful effects of negative words and guide you to healing. Part 1— Words Spoken to Us, explores the reasons behind unkind words said to us....read more
Whispers and Wildflowers by Sarah Beth Marr will take you on a 30-day retreat to draw closer to God. Each devotion reflects a gardening theme for your heart. If the busyness of life is stressing you out, this devotional will help you find spiritual rest. This book...read more
“If we are faithless, he remains faithful—for he cannot deny himself.” Timothy 2:13 I left the conference a few hours early. My dreams felt poked by a pin, slowly deflating any hope I had to write. Critique appointments were helpful, but edits had me doubting my...read more
My 15-year-old did something brave last week. She auditioned for the school play, Into the Woods. I stopped my chores and listened to her while she practiced at home. My ears didn’t hurt. In fact, it was enjoyable. I heard potential. Maybe she was even...read more
During the opening session at the West Coast Christian Writers Conference, we were asked to stand up and say to the person next to us, “I am a writer.” It was then I realized I wasn’t the only one who struggled to call myself a writer. Almost everyone I met battled...read more
**This post contains affiliate links. I ran to my mailbox when I saw pictures of my friends holding a journal and a manifesto they received from hope*WRITERS. I wasn’t sure if all members received the gift, but of course, we did. The hosts, Emily P. Freeman, Gary...read more
In True You: Letting Go of Your False Self to Uncover the Person God Created, Michelle DeRusha prunes open her soul through quiet reflection and discovers a deeper relationship with God. She comes to peace with her authentic self and learns to embrace her unique...read more
When Amber Garza’s health continued to decline, she began to spiral into a life of fear, depression and anxiety. After enduring unexplained illness for a year, gallbladder surgery and then a C-Diff infection, she felt like she was going to die. Amber’s memoir, Peace...read more
Sandi Patty’s singing has comforted me during some of the most painful times in my life. When I saw she’d written a memoir—The Voice: Listening for God’s Voice and Finding Your Own, I was excited to read about her life. During the peak of Sandi Patty’s career, when...read more