4 Keys to End “What If” Worry

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Usually when you hear “what if,” the next words turn dark. . .like a moonless night? Fear creeps. You’ve felt the creeping “what if,” haven’t you? “What if . . .my husband loses his job?” “What if. . .a monster molests my precious child?” “What if. . .someone learns my secret?” (What if. . .everyone […]

God Met Me at the Strangest Place

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God met me at the library. How strange! How crazy and wonderful and amazing! Twenty-three years old, newly married and out of work, I scanned the shelves for redecorating books. I wanted something, anything, to turn my two-bedroom apartment into a home. Someplace cozy for my husband, Laces (our shy beige kitty) and me. God […]

How I Overcame My Fear

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HOW I OVERCAME MY FEAR. This is the first part of a two-part series on God’s solutions to overcoming fear.  The trouble began when I got the promotion. Me, the new managing editor of a health and food magazine. My supervisor Sally, the new executive editor. I waltzed into the art department on promotion day, scanned […]

10 Secrets to a Thriving Marriage

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Have you ever wished your mom would have filled you in on the REALITY of marriage BEFORE you got married? Julie Gorman wished exactly that. And so have I, by the way. The difference between Julie and me: she wrote a book on it. What I Wish My Mother Had Told Me About Marriage is […]

Your Best Anti-Fear Weapon

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When your knees shimmy like Jello and your palms get clammy with fear, the best thing is to remember two truths. The truth of who God is. The truth of who you are in Christ. Here’s a story of fear to faith. A Story of Fear Lisa (not her real name) had three huge fears: thunderstorms, bees, and […]