Category Archives: Anxiety

He will guard you in all your ways…

I recently told a friend that I struggle with fear concerning our vehicles.  Later during a session, Jon told our counselor about his fear that our van was on its last leg.  Our counselor gave us some wonderful advice that … Continue reading

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You’re never who you used to be

My dad called me yesterday, after reading some of my recent posts.  It’s a funny thing, blogging, because so much of what I write here is intensely personal but at the same time I know that my friends and family … Continue reading

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Tearing down walls

For as long as I can remember, I’ve hidden behind walls constructed for the sole purpose of protecting myself from hurts, both real and imagined.  My walls, I’m coming to understand, are made from very specific types of materials:  Anger. … Continue reading

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Learning to sail

I was talking with a friend about an opportunity I’d had recently, when she made a statement that made me feel a bit like a child being corrected (not because her statement was corrective, but because I thought she was … Continue reading

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I am going to church, because I am judgmental and self-centered

A friend of mine invited me to attend church this weekend and as he was telling me all the reasons he wanted me to go, I was thinking of all the reasons I would rather get every one of my … Continue reading

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I’m a liar

God held a big fat mirror up to me a few weeks ago (man, I hate it when He does that… I love it when He does that!) and revealed to me the ugly truth:  I am a liar. Often, … Continue reading

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A Faith Crisis

For a few years now, I’ve had a faith crisis of sorts slowly in the works and it all came to a head recently as we’ve been preparing for some changes in our lives.  Changes that, on paper, we can’t … Continue reading

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