Fear

Edward Grinnan
Living Longer, Living Better

If Memory Fades, What Happens in Our Dreams?

In researching a book about Alzheimer’s, some questions for God.

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A woman making a heart with her hands; Shutterstock
Managing Life Changes

Trailblazing Female Chaplain on Overcoming Fear and Finding Gratitude in Tough Times

Karen Diefendorf reflects on her career as female chaplain in the army, Tyson Foods and beyond.

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Mutual respect
Positive Living

Agree to Disagree—With Mutual Love and Respect

How love provides a framework to listen, not counterattack.

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Peggy Frezon with her husband Mike, and her therapy dog Ernest. Photo by Roy Gumpel
Service Animals

A Golden Retriever Helped Her Handle Her Panic Attack

She’d trained Ernest as a therapy dog, but now she needed his help with her anxiety.

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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield
Stories of Hope

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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Firefighter in California
How to Pray

Pray a Litany in a Season of Wildfires

When natural disasters threaten homes and lives, here are words to calm fears and guide thoughts.

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A young woman praying over a Bible.
Stories of Faith

When Fear Became Faith

A retired nurse learns to cope with the anxiety of the coronavirus pandemic by praying relentlessly—and focusing on some important truths.

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When God shows up on the subway
Power of Prayer

When God Shows Up on the Subway

Stuck on the tracks during an unsettling delay, the prayers, the compassion, the connection all come to life.

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Looking for work
How to Pray

How to Pray for a Job During a Pandemic

Whether you’ve lost a job, found a job or hope for a job, some of these prayers might help.

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Love conquers fear
Life Advice

How to Shove Fear to the Side

It’s all a matter of focus. And in this case, love is the target.

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