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Beauty in Ashes.

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Fear.

Lately my fear has really been getting the best of me. My anxiety has been bad lately thinking about all the change that is coming. I am so excited to be on this journey into the Peace Corps! Getting to live in Uganda for twenty-seven months is a dream come true. However thinking about all of the things I have to get done in order to get there has me going crazy. Not to mention the fact that I am going to be away from all that I know for twenty-seven months. All of these things are making me more anxious then I have been in such a long time. I find myself crying out to God asking for peace and grace in this time of change.  "With my fear I find myself asking, 'But what if I fall?' The answer is simple, 'Oh darling, what if you fly?' You are more likely to fall when you let your fear stop you from trying" However, I have found the beauty in the ashes of my anxiety and fear. Because in the past week God has been reminding me to take everything one day at a t…