Fear can be debilitating. It can keep us up at night and block our ability to experience joy and peace. Fear can be helpful if we face a dangerous situation
and need to fight or flee, but not in everyday life.
I have an acronym for F.E.A.R.
So many times in our life we allow fear to run our lives and there is not sufficient evidence for its existence. Here are some common areas that can cause
We often associate fear in these areas because of our history and negative experiences. Or the voice of a scoffer or critic can sway us towards doubt or
fear. I know we have heard that “history repeats itself”, but the Spanish-American philosopher, George Santayana said: “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. That’s it! We need to remember and learn from our past mistakes and the mistakes of others but we do not have to repeat them. In fact – if we do learn
from our past failures we are prepared to conquer our challenges when they arise.
I like to overcome fear with four powerful approaches:
Let’s disable our fears, be people of faith and move forward,