Moving Toward Fear

Our fears grow stronger when ignored or denied.  They do not resolve themselves.  They require our attention and our effort.  They must be faced head on.  If we are to overcome our fears, we must take action.  We must move toward them.  We must challenge them.  We must challenge ourselves.  Even this does not guarantee…

Fear Is Just A Feeling

Fear makes us think, say, and do all sorts of strange things. It warps our perspective so that everything looks, sounds, and feels different. Fear makes life seem more hostile and threatening than it may actually be. Where we were once confident, fear gives us doubts. Where we were once strong, fear makes us feel…

Alone With Ourselves

Sooner or later, we will be left to face that in ourselves which we have been avoiding, hiding from, and attempting to protect ourselves from. We will be left with our fears, insecurities, and fragility. Anger cannot save us. It brought us here. Anger will not help us escape the truth of who we are,…

Anger And Vulnerability

If we try to power through our vulnerability with anger, we will eventually run out of anger and be left with only vulnerability. We can only hold our vulnerability at bay for so long before it reveals itself. Anger does not make it go away. Anger is merely a distraction. It keeps us from facing…

The Help We Need

It is very difficult to receive the help we need if we are unwilling or unable to ask for it. Inevitably, we all need help in some form or another. There is simply too much in this life for us to handle alone. We are not meant to. It is prideful and foolish to even…