3 Fears That Sabotage Your Dreams Part 3

 

This is our final post of a three part series about fears that sabotage our God-given dreams. What this means exactly, is that God knows the dreams of our hearts, and when He/She sets out to fulfill them, we are put through a season of preparation that often includes some pretty hefty and serious actions on our part. This final week, we explore the fear of suffering: will I suffer too much for following an extreme God-given directive in my life? Will I have the courage to see it through? 

Previously, we covered the fears, will it cost me too much, and will it be disappointing?

I hope you enjoy this last and most difficult fear I faced (in my whole life), as well as the deeply important lessons and worthwhile outcomes I experienced through this nearly ten-year journey of following the will of God when it seemed completely off the rails and impossible to do. You definitely won't want to miss this! 

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3 Fears That Sabotage Your Dreams Part 2

In my last post, I shared a story from my life about God asking me to give up something extravagant in order to experience empowering transformation in my life (and therefore not missing out on some amazing results ever since!). In order to follow my heart, I told you about how I had to face—no, tackle—the fear of loss or giving up too much. This week I want to tell you about another fear equally difficult to overcome. 

Please remember…the fears we are addressing here are all intertwined and can happen simultaneously in these situations. So much so that they feel like the same fear. It’s really like one fear with many faces or voices. 

#2. Fear of disappointment. I mean, when God convincingly asks us to do something completely counter to the rational mind and to the opinions of everyone we know, with no real guarantees of a payoff, another huge battle for me is the fear that, at worst I will be sorry I did it, and at best I will not inspired by...

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One "Yes" Away from Amazed (and Amazing)

 

It doesn't seem that long ago that I was bound up in fear and lack of belief in myself. 

I have to admit that I cried when I watched this video back before uploading. It is really emotional, watching myself process my inner journey of overcoming fear, growth, discovery, becoming, and trust—and oh how scared I was to trust—and ultimately how it has translated in my every day reality. If you’ve never experienced such a profound inner revolution against your doubts and fears, I hope you will keep reading (and watching). 

I have (and I believe we all have) these crossroads over the course of my life where I felt a strong sense of being directed to do crazy-ass stuff! I mean REALLY CRAZY! Like, once my husband and I were inwardly and simultaneously directed to sell a big, beautiful house in the country that we had just built with all our best efforts over the course of 4 years, and to give most of the large amount of equity away to orphan...

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