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Day 10 Alone but Not Lonely

That is the question:  can we be alone and not be lonely?   Let’s look at the difference between the two.  Being alone simply means we are by ourselves.  It is a state of being.  Loneliness is an emotion; the feeling of being abandoned,…

Lenten Blog Day 9 Living UnAfraid- The Fear of Being Alone

Combating the fear of being alone; that’s our topic for this week.   Every year on this day, I post on the blog the reading below.  It is from “Jesus Calling” by Sarah Young, a book of daily devotions This is  the devotion from…

Lenten Blog Day 8 Fear of Our Own UnKnown

Lenten Blog Day 8  The Fear of Our Own Unknown. The opposite of “our own unknown”  is our need to be known.  When did our lives become so dependent on being recognized, on the number of likes we get on a post or our…

Lenten Blog Living UnAfraid: Day Seven-6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety and Stress

Boy draws with a brush an abstract big light bulb. Concept of innovation and creativity Lenten Blog Day Seven 6 Ways to Cope With Anxiety During Lent, we are on quest to live UnAfriad, to live with courage and hope even in uncertain times.  …

Lenten Blog Day Six - 6 Ways to Cope with Stress

Movement Ok… just as we are learning to be still, we come to the next step to cope with anxiety and stress.  It’s Movement.   We know that exercise has lots of physical benefits but getting our bodies moving can also improve our…

Lenten Blog Day Five- 6 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Every Tuesday night a large group of ladies gathers at my church.   We study a book, we pray together, but mostly we laugh and cry and bond .  It is a safe space to articulate whatever is going on in our lives.  Deep friendships are…