Proud of being afraid – A Devotional

August 11, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 2

Fear not, for I am with you; Be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, Yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10, NKJV — I’ve been afraid of birds most of my life. A colorful parakeet didn’t stay on its perch in…

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One Year Later: Facing my fear of birds

July 30, 2017 | Danielle | Faith | 0

One year ago today, I faced one of my deepest fears – one I’ve held for most of my life. I fed the birds inside the Kansas City Zoo’s Lorikeet Encounters. Memories of the cold, eerie touch of bird’s feet wrapped around my finger and the soreness in my core after leaving the cage are…

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Fly Away: Facing my fear of birds

July 30, 2016 | Danielle | Faith | 2

I freely walked into a bird cage at the zoo today and faced my fear of birds. With my body shaking, I stretched out my arm and let a lorikeet perch on my finger and drink nectar from a small cup in my hand. At one point, two birds rested on me. But one flew…

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