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The Rift

My first encounter with The Rift was when I danced wildly across a stage in high school. I then encountered him while embarking on a journey alone to Colorado. I glimpsed him again while driving through the mountains into Tibet, and later in the red dust of…

May 2, 2013
Personal Growth

What Would You Do If You Weren’t Afraid?

The real question is simple. “What would you do if you weren’t afraid?” The answer to this question pinpoints something in each of us which makes us squirm inside. As we face this question and mull it over in our minds, we feel jumpy.…

March 28, 2013
Personal Growth

How To Keep Worry From Nesting In Your Head

I recently spoke with a friend about a serious financial crisis he was going through. Worry was a constant, draining battle, he declared with a sigh. Worry is a strange creature, much like the caterpillars in the picture above. It builds its nest, using our mind…

January 24, 2013

When Fear Takes Up Residence

“Worry does not empty tomorrow of its sorrow, it empties today of its strength.” ~ Corrie Ten Boom I am writing this post after a fearful event. Therefore, today’s post is for me as much as for anyone else who struggles with worry. Getting washed…

September 6, 2012

The Great Bully

“Peter did not feel very brave; indeed, he felt he was going to be sick. But that made no difference to what he had to do.” -C.S. Lewis, The Chronicles of Narnia Sadly, fear often plays a huge role in how our lives turn…

July 24, 2012