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Fear

Fear can be a powerful motivator.  All of us have fears, whether rational or not.  I used to be deathly afraid of spiders until one day I decided to “get over it.”  I watched Arachnophobia and began researching to learn about these fascinating things that God created. Eventually, I got over it.

The Bible teaches us not to fear.  Jesus Himself said to “fear not.” 

Joshua 1:9 –  “Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage ; be not afraid , neither be thou dismayed : for the LORD thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest .” (KJV)

2 Timothy 1:7 –  “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (KJV)

Fear and insecurity seem to go hand-in-hand.  At least with me, they do.  I wrote this post today to remind myself that God is in control and I shouldn’t fear anything.

But I am unsettled at the moment. 

Hallmark Man has a colonoscopy scheduled next week. 

This weekend, we are going out of town (which, oddly enough, I hate).  I am a homebody through and through and I like to sleep in my own bed.  We are going to visit family but that still doesn’t assuage my uneasiness.

I don’t want to leave my dog–even overnight. I can’t take her because she is a neurotic mess away from home.  I am wondering how she is going to do visiting at my son’s house while we are gone.

I like the comforts of MY home. My bed. Quiet, blessed serenity.

I’ve also been reading too much about government and Big Pharma control and I need a break. Mentally, I need to step back and remember that God is in control. 

He will never let anything happen to us that doesn’t have a greater purpose.  He has to give permission and consent for anything to happen to us. He will never leave us nor forsake us.

There. I feel better.  Sometimes I just have to remind myself Who is in charge and it’s not me or the government (although they like to think they are). 

God is sovereign and I trust Him alone.

 

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