Category Archives: Overcoming Fear

To Halloween or Not to Halloween?…by Linda Carlblom

There are a lot of folks these days who don’t celebrate Halloween. Frankly, I get it, and I’m not a huge fan myself. For me, it’s not so much about religious convictions as it is that I don’t like the … Continue reading

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Be at Rest

I crave the Word of God more and more these days. Not so much for its comfort, although that is surely there, and welcome in these days…these days of terror, disease, disaster. Not so much for its promise of eternal … Continue reading

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I Suffer from Spinners

I suffer from a common yet rarely-diagnosed condition called “spinners.” You may be familiar with the symptoms. You may even suffer from it like I do, yet not even know it is a real THING. Oh yes, it is real. … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Have a Valentine…Judy Robertson

I had begun praying for a group to critique my writing when I lived with my husband, Jim, on the tiny South Pacific island of American Samoa. I wrote to tell my friends and family about the awesome tropical island … Continue reading

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Trusting Him in the Dark, Judy Robertson

  Where was the husband I once had? It all seemed so unreal. Jim, the in-charge work-a-holic, now was unable to add numbers or take care of his own personal needs. It had only been three years since Jim was … Continue reading

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Steering Into the Slide

    A few years ago I bought my dream car. A high-end BMW, it was an amazing work of machine art.      Once, on a deserted rural flat stretch of highway I went 125 mph, a speed where I hit a … Continue reading

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