to face my fears. Hhhmmm…think, Think, THINK…
I was nervous. NOT real sure why I was there. Or if I even fit into that which they are seeking. I stood in the waiting area feeling scared and alone. I felt the self-doubt of: why am I here? What can I offer? Which was quickly followed by fear and anxiety pushing me to just leave…QUICKLY, claiming the excuse of having to work on Sunday. I was telling my self, “SCRAM, Jill!!! JUST LEAVE!!!”
And I was QUICKLY jolted back to reality by the wife of one of our pastors who said, “HI, Jill!!!” Eeeccckkk!!! And I rambled on to her, quite awkwardly, about being “LOST” and not knowing where I needed to be. :/ I felt certain she was “ON-TO-ME”…in ALL my awkwardness. I JUST WANTED TO ESCAPE…and return to work. Where I know what I am doing. And I LOVE IT, TOO!!!
I quickly escaped into a ladies room where I circled around and around and around praying for God to give me the strength to not run away and to face my fears. To stay awhile…and explore new opportunities. WHEW. THANK-YOU, JESUS.
Yes, I stayed, folks, and explored additional opportunities for “TEAM BUILDING” with ABC, Anastasia Baptist Church. And I am so, So, SO thankful for the “awkward” interruptions in my mind-set at just the right times that allowed me to face my fears and to rely on God’s strength to “SEE IT THROUGH”. I, SERIOUSLY, considered fleeing the scene in fear and doubt…UNTIL I REMEMBERED:
“FOR I CAN DO EVERYTHING THROUGH CHRIST, WHO GIVES ME STRENGTH.” AMEN.
GO TEAM!!! WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER!!!
P.H.P., folks. People Helping People…to survive “LIFE”.
Give the BEST of yourself “JUST” today…”EVERY” day.
ALL GLORY BE TO GOD!!! AMEN.