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How to Overcome Fear

How to Overcome Fear

The last few days I have been thinking a lot about fear. It used to be something that I dealt with on a regular basis. I didn’t realize it at the time, but looking back I would definitely say that I struggled with anxiety. Maybe you can relate. I probably should have talked to a counselor at that time, but I didn’t. I just silently struggled with it day in and day out. And, while I most definitely wouldn’t say…

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Dealing With Laziness and Procrastination

Dealing With Laziness and Procrastination

To start the What Keeps Your Stuck series at the beginning read here. “Go to the ant, O sluggard, observe her ways and be wise.” –Proverbs 6:6 The days are getting cold in Michigan now and it’s looking like we might end up with a white Christmas after all. Summer seems like a long time ago. Last summer was enjoyable because my daughters enjoyed playing outside a lot! One day while we were outside playing in the driveway I noticed…

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Have you taught your child to fear?

Have you taught your child to fear?

I think it’s safe to say that pretty much every parent wants to keep their children safe from all harm. We try to teach them not to talk to strangers, not to cross the street, to eat carefully so they don’t choke, wash their hands all the time, and the list could go on for pages. A few weeks ago our family was at Piers Gorge in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. My parents were with us and we were hiking along…

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