I have always struggled with fear, particularly fear of the future and the unknown. When making important decisions, I am often troubled by the fact that I cannot see what lies ahead or control what happens. I have spent a lot of time overthinking, second-guessing myself, and procrastinating because I am too afraid to commit… Read More Anna’s Story: Fearing the Future and Finding Meaning
Eight years ago, I slowly lost all of my ability to hear. During this loss my heart grew very fearful about many things. Quite understandably, I developed a very real fear of the dark. When the sun went down or the lights went off, I couldn’t see anything or hear anything — I was instantly… Read More Kari’s Story: Fearing the Darkness
I lost my job a while ago due to a merger, and though I knew it was coming, I was still angry and upset at my employer. I liked my job and the people with whom I worked. It certainly wasn’t a perfect job, but it was close to home and provided income to our… Read More Kristie’s Story: Losing My Job
Recently, all of my five children, their spouses, and my 12 grandchildren were going to celebrate their dad’s 80th birthday on a vacation in Colorado. A huge house was available for all of them to stay the week and be under the same roof with food, fun, and fellowship. I had been divorced from their… Read More Diane’s Story: Divorce and Missing Out
I’m going back home to see my relatives. When I go back home, I can be stressed and anxious about making sure I see as many family members and friends as I can. I want to spend time with each them as I love being with my family and friends! But sometimes I find myself… Read More Laura’s Story: How Can I Make Everyone Happy?