Just like the main character is "Melody's Song," I tend to worry. There are many things that scare me, threats of almost any kind. And when I worry, I feel guilty for my lack of faith.
Lately, though, I've been wondering if this tendency isn't actually a gift. When fears push me to run to my Father's arms, that's a good thing. Fear is what I feel; faith is what I know: the God who loves me enough to sacrifice His only Son for my sake is also mighty enough to trust with every circumstance.
I wish I could say I always remember that, but it's just not the case. Often fear inverts me so that all I can see are the dire possibilities in my vivid imagination. Learning to trust God completely is a journey, and for me, probably a life-long path.
How about you? How do worries and fears affect you and your faith? Can fear be positive? Or is it always negative? Let's talk about it!