"Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the LORD your God is with you wherever you go." - Joshua 1:9
God commands us to be strong. Commands us! It's a choice we make. But maybe it isn't as crazy as it sounds when we think about who God is. If God, the almighty, the all-powerful is right in front of us, why would we be afraid of the challenges of life?