Tag Archives: fear of rejection

When You’re Obsessed With Your Imperfections

        Don’t you love it when God uses children to speak to you? I remember a time when I subbed for a girls’ small group at church. Creativity was the topic on this particular Sunday. In the lesson, we were asked to discuss the ways God had designed each of us to be creative. I asked each

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Don’t Be A Shrinking Violet!

  More often than not, I have a hard time following God’s direction if I think I will be unsuccessful–especially if God is telling me to speak up. Panic will grip at my insides as I look into the faces of those sitting around me.  Then suddenly my tongue will feel as if it’s glued to the back of my teeth

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The Answer Is To Fail?

  Do you struggle with having to be perfect? Are you held back by the fear of failing? Most people I know can set goals, not quite reach them, and be satisfied to do better next time. Not me. I have a tremendous longing deep within the depths of my soul for everything I do to be perfect. When I

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Peace in the midst of a fallen world.

My heart began to pound. I turned back around and walked as fast as I could toward the stock room. Grabbing the cold handle I swung the door open and quickly ran inside. Desperately, I made my way …

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I was afraid…

Has God placed a dream on your heart? Are you too afraid to take the next step towards making it a reality? Moving forward can be scary. Thoughts of not being being good enough and failing can hold you back and prevent you from making the next move. Trust me, I know. It took me years just to get up

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