Conquering Fear EP 109 RVR Mary Southerland

Fear Paralyzes | Courage Abounds

It’s time to get a grip on fear! In this episode, our special guest, Mary Southerland gives us a plan to put into action. Kicking fear to the curb gives us the confidence to move forward in God’s plan for our lives. In the end, courage gives fear the boot!

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This week on Real Victory Radio,  Mary Southerland of Girlfriends in God brings a whole new level of inspiration. Everyone deals with fear on some level….sometimes daily, other times, it’s a season. Fear has many face, but we’ve all experienced depression, anxiety, and overwhelm.

In this episode, co-hosts, Amy Elaine Martinez and LaTan Roland Murphy, have a powerful conversation offering practical steps to help you overcome the debilitating fears in your life. Our special guest, Mary, offers years of encouragement and depths of wisdom as we discuss how to cope and even experience some joy along the way. Honestly, we can all use a little more joy. So, we couldn’t wait to share this lighthearted, yet powerful show with you.

Trusting God means to lie helpless face down, saying “Whatever You say, I’ll do!” ~Mary Southerland

What to do when FEAR stop you in your tracks

  • Count on God continually
  • Don’t give up
  • Remind yourself of God’s goodness
  • Surround yourself
  • Get in the Word

Listen into today’s show to learn more about each of these elements. Mary gave us a whole bunch of practical steps to overcoming fear, anxiety, and depression.

Trust in the Lord with all your heart,
    and do not lean on your own understanding.
 In all your ways acknowledge him,
    and he will make straight your paths. Proverbs 3:5-6


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Not surprisingly, Mary has written many books we know you’ll love. Check out two of our favorites: Sandpaper People: Dealing with The Ones Who Rub You The Wrong Way and Hope in the Midst of Depression. You can connect with Mary at and

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