Anxiety’s Lies and Joy’s Truths

A massive fist squeezed my chest. Racing thoughts and an elevated heartbeat tormented my body as I ran through an endless mental maze. My friend had spoken truth, you’re trying to figure this all out. I knew she was right but what I couldn’t figure out was how to quit trying to figure it out.

I’d worked hard for years to avoid the situation I was staring down and and it had finally become unmanageable. The frustration and fear I felt from being unable to change the details of my life were beginning to affect me physically and the result was anxiety. While I believed that the presence of God existed on the other side of my struggle, it was hard for me to believe that he would be present in the decisions I needed to make, decisions I’d tried for years to avoid.  Anxiety was squeezing the life out of my soul……

I’m telling the rest of this story on the Grace Church Blog today.  Join me over there?

Anxiety’s Lies and Joy’s Truths

4 thoughts on “Anxiety’s Lies and Joy’s Truths

  1. blockquote, div.yahoo_quoted { margin-left: 0 !important; border-left:1px #715FFA solid !important; padding-left:1ex !important; background-color:white !important; } Love this! And so grateful you were able to post on the church blog. Definitely reach out when you need encouragement. Please know you are on my mind. Love you, friend.

    Heather

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