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4 Truths To Reflect On When Facing Fear

| September 17, 2018
4 Truths To Remember When Facing Fear

I am just wondering how much God will allow before we break.

​That is probably going to go down in the book titled “Things I Should Have Never Said”. That quote will go alongside other dangerous things that I have said or thought like, What else can go wrong?, I want Jesus over comfort, and How much more can I handle?.

And I am sure that a bunch of other things that you have said are coming to mind right now.

I am currently sitting on a balcony looking over the city of Kigali, Rwanda. The two weeks leading up to the mission trip we are currently on were trying.

The things that we thought would be a hinderance were not, but everything else was. Hard conversations with no answers, children getting hurt causing us to pray that nothing would happen while we are gone, and then the icing on the cake was when our son Charlie’s dresser fell on him the day before we left. He didn’t get hurt because the dresser drawers caught the weight of the dresser, but I will tell you it was scary to see my son holding a drawer of the dresser that could have crushed him.

The questions What else can go wrong?, and how far will He push us before we break? were at the forefront of my mind.

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