The Only Thing We Have To Fear

  I remember to this day a story my mother told about when she was a little girl living on a farm in Southwest Virginia.  She went to see newsreels and a film each weekend.  Newsreels were how everyone got their news in visual form. Otherwise, folks gathered around the radio. The newsreels played before…

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Scary Good

I wanted to write about something feel good, uplifting and funny. About how God tells us over and over again “do not be afraid”. How sometimes when you feel fear, something good is just over the horizon. Oh, and about the time my friends peer pressured me into zip-lining in my *ahem* 40’s and how…

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Facing Fears

For I, the LORD your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.” ~ Isaiah 41:13 Fear immobilizes people. We fear failure and success. We fear what others think and that they might not care at all. We fear being seen and…

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Fear or Faith?

Hold onto your seats, friends. I’m going to talk politics justforaquicksecond. My pastor mentioned these two points last Sunday, and they really provoked a response of conviction in my heart: The travel ban was enacted because President Trump (and some Americans) is afraid of there being terrorists among the (primarily) Muslim refugees. Other Americans are…

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