Love verses Fear

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This past Sunday, our assistant Pastor gave a message about fear and the negative impact fear has on our lives. (and how God doesn’t want us to carry the burden of fear.) He actually said the opposite of love isn’t hate but fear and the Bible does say perfect love casts out fear.

Love verses fear and specifically the awesome power of love itself is the major theme of my book.

Here is an excerpt of a pivotal part of my book.

In fact, Viola sent Anna on her way with two words of advice, “The heart of a person guides actions with intention. Do not let fear make decisions for you and what you do, do in love. Let love govern your heart for love is the currency of Heaven. Fear creates discord and interferes with the song that resonates throughout the universe. It is difficult to impossible to hear the sound of the universe and move in harmony when all you can hear is the demanding rhythm of your own naked fear. Love, on the other hand, is the very essence of the song the Universe is singing. When someone acts out of love, he or she is in harmony with the rhythm of all of creation. Things have a way of working out in spite of circumstances. There is no explanation but this is a universal principle that holds everything together and unites all of Creation to the other. Against love there is no law, with love, there are no limitations.”


I am making the first chapter of my book available for free

I would like to make my first chapter available to people in exchange for honest feedback.

I was invited to submit the first fifteen pages of my manuscript to an agent making the preliminary feedback of critical importance.

If you want me to send you chapter 1 which is actually a back story, either email me or respond to this post with a comment and I’ll email it to you if you provide an address.


Fat shaming is a thing

Okay, in the past three years, I have put on weight primarily because I hurt my back and haven’t been nearly as active as usual and I hope that is temporary but people really need to get a grip and realize that a person’s statistics are but one small element of the entire personhood and it is a pretty unimportant one at that!

I just read an article about Kelly Clarkson being bullied and fat shamed by the fitness police and I was expecting to see a picture of an obese woman and saw this 


She is beautiful in both photos!

I believe this is a feminist issue and I have a single question; has this ever been done to a man?

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