FACING YOUR FEARS

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God.  I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with My victorious right hand.” Isaiah 41:10 (NLT) During his years as premier of the Soviet Union, Nikita Kruschev denounced many of the policies and atrocities of Joseph Stalin. In the midst of his speech a heckler shouted, “You were one of his colleagues why didn’t you stop him?” Kruschev screamed, “Who said that?” There was a deathly silence as nobody in the room dared moved a muscle. Then Kruschev said, “Now you … Continue reading FACING YOUR FEARS

Learning To Accept Yourself No Matter What

Do you like who you are? Do you like who you’ve become? When I ask people these questions, the first response out of their mouths is generally, “Yes.” But when I ask them what specific aspects of themselves they like, I can see their expressions change. This is where it gets trickier, where the impact of the question sets in, where the deer-in-the-headlights reaction switches on. When you start realizing that people are NOT scrutinizing and judging your every word and deed, you’ll automatically feel less nervous socially. But that still leaves the way you feel about yourself. All too … Continue reading Learning To Accept Yourself No Matter What