Archive for the fear Tag

Learning How To Handle Loss – Day 19

The friendships God has brought into my life continue to humble and amaze me. Today, Elizabeth Vinturella is guest posting and I am certain you will be blessed to let her words on grief and anxiety pour over you and into your hearts. May God’s blessings abound!   “But, how will I do Thanksgiving Day without her”? I yelled to my
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Containing Grief – Day 8

  Grief comes swiftly upon me. Uninvited. Have you ever seen a tidal wave? Like that. It seeps through every pore, into every cell and settles deep in the cracks and crevices of my heart. But unlike a tidal wave that continues on its way, carrying all the debris with it, I quickly throw up the retaining walls and refuse
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Love Your People Well

Something wasn’t quite right. I couldn’t put my finger on it. I’ve spent the last days in India. I’m visiting friends. I’m tired. Jet. Lag. Is. Real. It’s been an amazing few days but in a few hours, I begin the long journey home. I came to celebrate a major life and work event with them. I was not disappointed.
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Son in the Mourning

Wonder, doubt and fear fill my heart. I wonder when the pain will stop, doubt my ability to conquer it and fear what and who I will become. How is it possible to hurt so deeply? It is dark. A darkness that can be felt physically. A darkness that sucks the oxygen out of me reminding myself of a fish
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Heavy, Heavy, Heavy (Part one of two)

“Hey, Mom, what’s going on?” I asked my Mom, a mother of five. We talked as she waited on her porch for the adult daycare center van, and I heard her excitement, knowing I would be there soon. I reminded her that my flight from Louisiana to Pennsylvania wouldn’t get in until later that night and assured her I would
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