F is for Fear or Faith – Your Choice! #atozblogchallenge

When Fear is Knocking..

Send Faith to the Door!

 

Welcome to “F” day of the A to Z Blog Challenge!

 

 

Today’s topic is

F is for Fear – or FAITH!

Fear, fight or flight, or… FAITH?

How often does fear of someone or something send us into hiding, or perhaps into the “fight or flight” mode, depending on our personalities and the nature of the fearful reaction? The same seems to hold true for fearful or anxious situations that arise, when we need to know how to handle them.

A quote I’ve heard, and don’t know the source, is,

When fear comes knocking, send faith to answer the door!

Sounds like good advice! 😉

 

Here’s an inspirational thought for this Saturday…

“Take a look at Ephesians 6 and notice what battle armor God provides us with… Notice there’s nothing provided to protect our backside! That’s because God never intended us to run from our enemies. His plan was and still is that with Him at our side, we confront any issue in our lives that is a problem.

People are so skilled at not facing real issues, and they’re even better at trying to cover them up by living make-believe lives and inventing false personalities.

It is time to take a stand and confront fear!”

–Joyce Meyer in “The Confident Woman Devotional”

 

My Reflections

I am not really a confrontational person, so it’s difficult for me sometimes to stand up for myself. However, as this inspirational thought points out, there is no spiritual armor for our backside, so we really do need to learn to face our fears and the issues in our lives.

 

 

So What Are YOUR Thoughts?

Do you face issues and stand up for yourself?

Or do you tend to be shy and prefer to “keep the peace” rather than stir things up that would be in your best interest?

Do you send faith to answer the door when fear knocks?

 

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2 thoughts on “F is for Fear or Faith – Your Choice! #atozblogchallenge

  1. Sounds like a lot of platitudes to me. Platitudes are hardly original or beneficial. But, this is (most of the time):

    But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength. They shall mount up with wings like eagles; they shall run and not grow weary, they shall walk and not faint. Isaiah 40:31

  2. Faith is now the backbone of my entire existence. I used to operate out of fear, so that was comfortable misery. Now I’m coming from a whole different place, love and a centeredness. Great post!

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