Thursday 17th April 2014,

Browsing the "fear" Tag


The Scarlet Letters We Wear

“I’m divorced…” The words linger in the air and I feel as if somewhere in the room a record has scratched interrupting the music while all the nearby tables have stopped to stare at me and my badge of shame. [...]

February 20, 2014 Doubt, Fear, hope

Snake Oil and Holy Water

A few months ago I had dinner with Ron Jeremy (for those who don’t know, I HIGHLY recommend not googling his name. In short, he’s one of the most well-known porn actors of the modern day). There’s a longer story [...]

February 12, 2014 Fear, Pride

What I learned about trust from my dog

My dog barks at shoe polish. You read that right. He growls and barks and his hair stands up when he sees shoe polish. A few months ago, I was cleaning a closet in our apartment and sorting things out. [...]

February 11, 2014 Faith, Honesty, Lies

How to Overcome Negative Thoughts That Keep You Stuck

Driving is the mosh pit of the ghetto. Being strapped in a car on those rickety streets is like being hand-cuffed in the center of a crowd during a never-ending breakdown. They toss out potholes like fliers that lay scattered [...]

January 24, 2014 Fear, hope

Out of control

I’m the worst flyer in the world. I’m the one on the airplane that you see squeezing the armrests in my seat, the one hiding under a baseball cap, turning pale. Since 2010, I’ve flown about six or seven times. [...]

November 1, 2013 Faith, Fear, God, Help, Lies


One of the sweetest parts of marriage is that my husband loves me no matter what. Now I’m not just talking about he loves me even if I make crazy chore lists for him or he loves me even if [...]

August 20, 2013 Blog, Faith, Grace, Insecurity

Hold Fast…..We Believe in You

I’m crying and watching blood gush over my right eyebrow as I sit in my laundry room with my Dad. He is the nurse in the family. My mom has gone over to yell at the other teenage boy who [...]

June 26, 2013 Faith, Fear, hope, Insecurity, Pain, purpose
Special Guest Pic

Stephen Christian of Anberlin Interview!

Stephen Christian of Anberlin shares his thoughts with HeartSupport! [...]

May 8, 2013 advice, Faith, Fear, Special Guest
Guest Blogger

Insecurity and the Other Sex

I’m sitting in my dorm room catching up on the latest buzz on the Heart Support website. It’s always encouraging reading the blogs, but after Ben Sledge’s The Things We Carry blog I felt a heaviness on my heart to [...]

May 3, 2013 advice, Insecurity, Men, Women

3 Lessons from a Leper

There’s not much that beats getting amped for a concert you’ve been waiting months for. As the calendar sheds the days leading up to the big event, pre-concert rituals begin: Watching countless videos of the band play live on YouTube [...]

April 18, 2013 Culture, Faith, Fear, God, hope, Idol, Love, Stories, Uncategorized