What are you afraid of?

Today is Halloween!
HAPPY HALLOWEEEEEN!

Most of y’all already know, that I am a scaredy cat! I stated that in my book review for Stephen King’s Bag of Bones. (Check that out, if you haven’t already.)

But here recently, my fear has intensified. I’m not sure why. It has kept me up at night and it has made me more paranoid about my surroundings, especially when I am out and about.

I have to calm myself down and really think about WHY I am afraid of the things that I am afraid of. I have to remind myself that the situations that I’m afraid of being in aren’t possibly going to happen to me. I have this fear that someone is going to break into my house and catch me off guard while I’m sleeping.

I’ve been staying up late at night to make sure that I am awake to CATCH the person that’s supposedly going to break into my house.

That’s so silly!!

Here is a verse that I’d like to stamp to the back of my eyelids!

“For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” (2 Timothy 1:7)

A sound mind? Me? NO WAY!

I have to keep reminding myself that God wants us to rest in Him and produce a sound mind.

Is there something in particular that you’re afraid of?
Do you allow it to hold you back from something that you KNOW that needs to be done?