Proud of being afraid – A Devotional on Fear

August 11, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 2

I’ve been afraid of birds most of my life. A colorful parakeet didn’t stay on its perch in the pet store when I was little, and it resulted in a traumatic event. Throughout my life, my fear of birds has become a “fun” fact people learn about me. But a few years ago, God revealed […]

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New Ground – A Devotional on Security

July 14, 2019 | Danielle | Devotionals | 2

The overhead “ding” signaled it was time. Our plane was about to take off for Guatemala. Although I’d prepared for the trip for several months, a sudden anxiety hit me. About to leave the safety of my country, unfavorable news headlines and “what if” scenarios flashed before me. I was soon entertaining rapid thoughts and […]

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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 phobia. 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 […]

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