So many times we are scared to let go. We are scared to love. We are scared to learn. We are scared to be who God has made us to be. We are crippled by the fears that bind us. We are saddened when we are face to face with a destiny lost, a future that we once longed for, and a time when we actually knew who we were. We find ourselves at the end of a tunnel, and we have no clue how we got there. We let fear control us, and now we so desperately need faith to step into our life. It seems like the shadows come caving in on us when we least expect it. We are surprised by reality. We are reminded of our past.
We Are Scared
Rev. Crystal April 14, 2010 0 comments
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About The Author Rev. Crystal Rev. Crystal Schmalz is a licensed minister in the United Pentecostal Church International, holds a Master of Divinity degree from Urshan Graduate School of Theology, and a Bachelor of Arts in Interdisciplinary Humanities and History from Michigan State University. Crystal has served as a staff chaplain at Barnes Jewish Hospital, has completed five units of Clinical Pastoral Education, and is a member of ACPE. She served as a ministry staff leader for ACMNP in Yellowstone National Park and enjoys the beauty of God’s creation. She served on staff at Life Christian Church pastored by David Stephens doing outreach, guest coordination, youth leadership, Sunday school, and music ministry. She currently attends New Life Center pastored by Garry Tracy, and is involved in teaching Sunday school, preaching at nursing homes, teaching Bible Studies, and helping people connect to God and community. Crystal loves to spend time with her husband Luke, and her hobbies include writing, “thrifting,” eating ice cream, and playing Settlers of Catan and Scrabble with friends and family.
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