Story Cast #68: Ginger Swaim

On this Monday's episode of Story Cast, Rebecca & Traci chat with Ginger Swaim. Ginger shares her journey with life-altering anxiety that began three years ago and something she is learning to continuously walk through to this day.

Ginger is a wife to an amazing and funny man and mother to two wonderful boys. She is a nurse but currently stays home with her two boys. 

Ginger shares her journey with life-altering anxiety that began three years ago and continues to be a struggle. She has a passion for encouraging other women that struggle with anxiety. Her desire is to help women know that they aren't broken or alone, and that their struggle with anxiety doesn't mean their relationship with the Lord is broken. She wants to give a voice through her testimony that God loves you and will help you through the struggle of anxiety.

Books that have helped Ginger:

Soul Keeping by John Ortberg
The Rest of God by Mark Buchanan
When God Interrupts by M. Craig Barnes
The Hidden Life by Kitty Crenshaw and Catherine Snapp

Verses/passages that have also helped: 

  • Lam 3
  • Isa 43 specifically 43: 18-19 “Behold I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it? I will make a way in the wilderness and rivers in the desert."
  • The book of Psalms- great example of honesty with God
  • Ps 57:1 is one she prays when feeling very oppressed/fearful…"Be merciful to me, O god, be merciful to me, for in you my soul takes refuge; in the shadow of your wings I will take refuge, till the storms of destruction pass by.”