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3 Habits You Didn't Realize You Need to Weed Out

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I find making New Year’s resolutions a bit of a chore, mainly because my lists are predictable and I would have broken most of my good intentions by the end of January.  But the start of a new year is always good for fresh beginnings, and I’m determined that 2020 will be different!

3 Truths For When You Feel Inadequate

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Although my life is generally free from life-threatening dangers and perils, I still find much to be afraid of. I’m afraid of large dogs. I’m afraid of leaving a bad impression.

3 Questions to Ask When Confronted with Fear

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It was the darkest day of my life. I was approached by a respected church member who threatened me, “Listen, Jap. This is our church and we were here before you got here. We will be here when you’re gone, so go back to your country. You don’t belong here.”

Trusting God In Spite of My Fears

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I have been taking swimming lessons in the open ocean for two summers, but I have not quite shaken off my fear of the deep, blue water. My adventure with the open seas started three years ago when I toyed with the idea of joining my local surf lifesaving club.

Step Outside Your Box

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Title: Step Outside Your Box Materials: Illustration Artwork…

When I Let Fear Rule Me

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Everyone has their own irrational fears. Sometimes, they affect us so much that we are imprisoned by them. For me, it escalated from a common cold. I woke up one day with a sore throat, which turned into a cough.

Should Christians be Afraid of Spirits?

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As someone who is relatively timid, I tend to get jittery and fearful whenever the seventh-month comes around.

When Fear Stops You in Your Tracks

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“What an opportunity!” I said to myself, after happily accepting an invitation to my neighbor’s home for dinner that evening. Six months ago, the family had emigrated to the United States from a predominantly Muslim country; this was the first time I had gotten an invitation from them.

My Fight Against FOMO

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Do you have FOMO? I first heard this acronym in my church last October, when a university student shared about her struggle to manage her time after entering university; she had to balance her studies, church activities, social activities, and quiet time with God.