Sometimes fear lingers and sometimes fear creeps in and seizes my chest. It’s new opportunities, situations that make me feel vulnerable, that ask something – seemingly too much – of me. Honestly, they make me want to stay in bed all day.
And then I read scripture passages like this: Isaiah 41:10 “fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”
And this: Psalm 34:4-5 “I sought the Lord and he answered me and he delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant and their faces shall never be ashamed.”
It’s those same opportunities that I look back on and feel gratitude towards. Because by God’s strength they pushed me, they taught me, they helped me grow. Here’s to those and many more…