Fear-colored glasses

When we see the world with rose-colored glasses, we see it with a positive outlook, maybe even better than how it actually is. Are there other types of lenses that color the way we see the world? Yesterday I realized I’ve been wearing a different kind of lens these past few months– a pair of…

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The Unworthy/Unlovable Lie

THE LIES: Elementary school. That was the first time I had that feeling of not fitting in. Specifically, third grade. I was tall and lanky with glasses and a bad underbite. I was shy and wanted to fit in with the group of girls who had emerged as “popular.” I remember feeling embarrassed on the…

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Perfect Love

“There is no fear in love. But perfect love drives out fear because fear has to do with punishment. The one who fears has not been made perfect in love.” -1 John 4:18   FROM FEAR TO PEACE SERIES: A few weeks ago I wrote about my own struggles with fear, anxiety, and insecurity, and…

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