Tag Archives: fear

Becoming a Father (Round 2)

If we had to heave our first child into existence, our second floated toward us on a gentle stream. We had only been trying for four months when we found out we were pregnant with number two. When Jennifer took a pregnancy test this time around, there was hardly any waiting before it blinked positive. […]

Fear: A Discernment Checklist

I am not usually prone to fear. I am an Enneatype 4 which, by virtue of being in the relational/heart triad, means that my Achilles heal is typically shame. Shame – that underlying sense of somehow being inherently wrong or deficient or not good enough – is something the contours of which I have traversed […]