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Tag Archives: fear
Hosanna is the word you might be looking for in these troubling times
If you are struggling to know how to answer the dreaded question ‘how are you’ then hosanna might be the word you are looking for. There are probably not many people who can honestly say that they are completely fine … Continue reading
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What are you afraid of?
So, the carrot looks afraid of the rabbit which is ironic because in real life, the two people in the costumes are good friends. You can even watch them together on youtube if you don’t believe me (I’ll post a … Continue reading
Posted in discipleship, do not be afraid, Faith, Life experiences, peace, Relationship with God, trust Tagged “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers that fear.”, do not be afraid, fear, freedom from fear, overcoming fears Leave a comment
The not so great escape
A few months ago I came across a lamb while I was out on a walk. As I approached it, it ran towards the nearby fence and squirmed underneath and back into the field with all of the other sheep. This happy little lamb … Continue reading
The one where I was scared
Okay, so this is a bit of an embarrassing story but I think that it’s worth telling. I was delivering leaflets recently and as I bent down to post one I saw something large (this thing was huge) through the glass and it was … Continue reading
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The one about the cows who weren’t as scary as they looked
I met some scary looking cows recently. As we walked past their field they all moved toward the fence and these two (who reminded me of a pair of nightclub bouncers) just stared at me. They were fenced in and so they … Continue reading
Posted in do not be afraid, Faith, freedom, God is with us, Life experiences, peace Tagged “I learned that courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid but he who conquers that fear.”, Calming of the storm, do not be afraid, don't be afraid of cows, fear, finding freedom, freedom from fear, peace, peace be still Leave a comment
It’s Frightening at the Front
So, I have been to my second school assembly of the week. Don’t worry, I made sure that I had my cup of tea first (read yesterdays blog if you want to know what I mean). The school I was … Continue reading
The great escape that was a mistake
A few days ago, my wife looked out the window and noticed that Nibbles (one of our Guinea pigs) had escaped. What was really strange was that he was frantically trying to get back into the cage. Nibbles had got … Continue reading
Posted in do not be afraid, Faith, freedom, Life experiences Tagged do not be afraid, escape, fear, finding freedom, guinea pig 1 Comment
Are you afraid of the dark?
When I was younger so much younger than today I worked as a youth worker. On one occasion I took a group of preteens to an organized day of games at a local forest. The games were mainly complicated versions … Continue reading