I have been called brave.
I have also been called fearful.
Lately my fears have been rising as I step out boldly in some areas. Worries and anxieties surge as I exercise my faith muscles in new ways.Lately my cautious outlook has crippled my forward motion.
Sometimes when it’s time to embark on a long-awaited adventure all the fears that have been brewing down deep spring up and leave you feeling unsteady, unsure and unable to think clearly.
The fears swarm and your faith feels threatened as you wonder if you’ve got it all wrong.
Have you been there?
The doubting, the wavering, the stalling are present as you are face-to-face with what you have been longing for. You quickly forget ALL the ways that God has been faithful and you are tempted to give up before you even really get started.
Today we are continuing this conversation over at Purposeful and Meaningful (thank you for hosting me Ifeoma). Let’s take a look at what we can learn from a team of gymnasts about moving forward in faith, even in the presence of gripping fears.