Sheila Jacobs’ new book, A Little Book of Rest: Walking Out of Anxiety and Fear (Malcolm Down) is available now. A five-weekly devotional where Sheila talks about her own backstory of living with agoraphobia and anxiety, it facilitates a space for the reader to meet with Jesus – in whom there is no fear.
I was so afraid I couldn’t even go to church without having a panic attack, but forgiveness helped me heal
Sheila Jacobs was diagnosed with a debilitating illness that forced her to stay at home. But as she got better the fear of leaving the house stayed and she didn’t live a ‘normal’ life for years.