The Insanity of Fear

“Courage is not the absence of fear, but the conviction that something on the other side of the fear is more important.” As I sat pondering what to write about when it comes to fear, it dawned on me that I was living in some fear in that very moment. Not a fear of what […]

Why Mentoring Teens Matters

I think I will always have a soft spot in my heart for teenagers. Maybe it’s because I know what a formative time ages thirteen through nineteen were for me, and how clearly I remember the adults who guided me during that stage of life. And, oh, how I needed guidance in my insecure days […]

How Not to Have Peace

While I am a novice at maintaining peace of mind, I am an expert at shattering it. I wanted to share with you today how the Lord offers us peace, but I must first share what comes naturally to me—a tendency to crush all peace with anxiety. Anxiety is an ongoing feeling of worry, fear, […]