“Do it afraid.”
That was my mantra at the end of 2016.
I was tired of being held back by my fear of not being enough. Not good enough, dedicated enough, successful enough. Those thoughts ricochet through my mind constantly, but I had had enough. I was going to step out anyways. I was going to do it afraid.
And then I picked up Fear Fighting by Kelly Balarie from PurposefulFaith.com. Have you ever read a book that held such a powerful message that it reached into your soul and changed your entire life? That’s what the message in Kelly’s book did for me. It showed me that I didn’t have to do it afraid. I didn’t have to face my fears, but I could keep my focus on Jesus and place my faith in Him.
The whole thing reminds me a situation the apostle Peter found himself in….