Over twenty years ago I received a call into the ministry. I ran in the opposite direction. Not long after that God gave me a vision of a dream of this book, "Fear Not," along with the way the cover should look. Little did I know how many tests I would have to go through in order to qualify for the assignment. However, God can, and often does, use those of us who are very strong-willed for His glory. After having been molested as a child, with low self-esteem, I was looking for love in all the wrong places and faces. Due to silicone poisoning, caused from breast implants, I was diagnosed with twenty-four different things and spent many years on disability. By God's hand of mercy and grace, He helped me to overcome without any pharmaceutical drugs, all the while doing a major work inside my heart. I have been preaching now for five years and I presently pastor two small Methodist churches. 'FEAR NOT': You Have Found Favor With God Rev. Glenda Z. Carlson: Pastor, Pleasant Ridge United Methodist Church, Enterprise, Al. and Tabernacle United Methodist Church, Hartford, Al.