Episode 6 - Allow Your Focus to Override Your Fears

When you are faced with a task, are you more inclined to go for it or list all the things that could go wrong? In 1978, Karl Wallenda, an international aerialist, had the task of walking a high wire that was suspended 120 feet above ground. His final walk is a lesson on the importance of choosing to focus on the end result instead of being controlled by our fears.

Highlights from today’s episode:

  1. You have to desire the end result.

  2. You have to believe that there is purpose on the other side.

  3. You have to know that God would not show it to you if He didn’t desire you to possess it.


Iris’s Insights

Read II Timothy 1:7 AMP & Jeremiah 1:8 NKJV

Check out this resource: The Grace to Cross Over

"No Longer Slaves" Bethel Music

More Insight for the Journey:

After you’ve listened to the podcast, I’d love to continue the conversation. Be sure to leave a comment!

1. Has there ever been a time your fears seemed bigger than your destination?

2. My go to verses for overcoming fear are I Timothy 5:7 and Jeremiah 1:8, which are linked in the above section. What scripture can you commit to memory so that you have an arsenal when facing your fears?

3. “I have learned over the years that when one’s mind is made up that diminishes fear.” Rosa Parks As we move forward in 2018, make up your mind that you are going to finish the task. Don’t give in to fear!

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