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Demoting Fear to the Backseat
Sep 18 10:04 AM

Demoting Fear to the Backseat

Sep 18 10:04 AM
Sep 18 10:04 AM

All of us experience some level of fear in our lives. The degree to which fear shows up and impacts our lives depends, in large part, on how we observe and even engage it. You see, the moment we begin to observe fear, we have given ourselves some distance from it, a little bit of separation from it, and we can begin to see it from a little bit of a higher perspective. By doing so, and incorpporating other techniques, we can begin to put fear in its proper place — the backseat.

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When Your Reaction Doesn't Fit the Situation
Sep 14 11:24 AM

When Your Reaction Doesn't Fit the Situation

Sep 14 11:24 AM
Sep 14 11:24 AM

Do you ever respond to a situation in a way that doesn't seem appropriate or helpful? Maybe your response is over-the-top or perhaps you don't have enough of a reaction. In either case, getting to the root of your reaction will help direct you to the most appropriate remedy for the reaction. One way to do this is by identifying how you were feeling about yourself in that situation? This question brings the focus back on self and shows you how you are interpreting the situation. And it is the meaning you make of a situation, rather than the situation itself, which often determines your response. And when you understand the story you're telling yourself, and where that story comes from, you have the power to make a change!

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Finding the Courage to Dig Deep
Aug 31 1:20 PM

Finding the Courage to Dig Deep

Aug 31 1:20 PM
Aug 31 1:20 PM

Feelings are hard. And right in the middle of them is fear. It is interesting how many of our actions are based on fear: fear of the unknown and the uncertain, fear of change, fear of loss, fear of rejection, and the list goes on. To deny that we have fear is not the same as denying fear its power and authority.  It requires courage to do so, but, like all of our emotions, it can be helpful to lean in and discern what our fear is telling us. In order to do so, it's helpful to understand what the Bible has to say about fear as well as to have some tools to tap in to.

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The Certainty of Uncertainty
Aug 10 12:24 PM

The Certainty of Uncertainty

Aug 10 12:24 PM
Aug 10 12:24 PM

One thing we can be certain of in life is that there will be uncertainty. And, for most of us, with uncertainty comes fear and anxiety. Since living with anxious thoughts is not only exhausting, but it is also not God's desire for us, it is helpful to understood helpful tips and tools for experiencing peace even when our life, and even our world, feels uncertain.  

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How are you Dealing with the COVID-19 Quarantine?
Apr 14 10:26 AM

How are you Dealing with the COVID-19 Quarantine?

Apr 14 10:26 AM
Apr 14 10:26 AM

The COVID-19 quarantine is a different experience for each of us.  While there are likely some similarities, each of us has a different and unique take on how we’re being impacted — our daily routine, our family, our friends, and our mental health. Simply put, we’re all experiencing a storm, but we’re not all experiencing the same storm. By identifying your “storm,” you can lean into resources that might be helpful during this time.

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