Fear

Fear

Suicide and Teens

So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 41:10 If you’re a parent of a teenager, you are faced with innumerable challenges every day. Parenting a teen in the age of smartphones, social media, and internet is incredibly difficult and downright terrifying. Bullies, harmful internet content, and comparison-driven social media can now reach…

What I Feared the Most

In Job 3:25, Job says “the thing that I greatly feared has come upon me.” Anyone who knows the story of this great man in the book of Job will attest that Job’s greatest fears had indeed become reality.  He literally lost everything in a matter of hours. This reminds me of a statement that I heard a long time ago likening fear to a magnet, attracting to us the things we do not want. In these days of uncertainty, it…