Fear Part 1: How to Conquer Paper Tigers

Fear Part 1: How to Conquer Paper Tigers

I’ve been putting off writing this blog because honestly I think I am a little afraid to write about fear.  I know – the irony.   It’s also been a busy time of year with all of the end-of-school activities for the kids. So it’s been hard to find the time necessary to write about such an important and deep topic.

But now, on a beautiful Saturday morning, with a thunderstorm brewing on the horizon, it’s time.

Thunderstorms are such an apt metaphor for fear.  They loom…They are impending… and then they BOOM & CRACK & GUSH!  But, in general, if one takes proper precautions they are not dangerous. They will not hurt us.  In fact, I love thunderstorms. That’s not to say that I don’t have a healthy fear of them – especially if I’m driving.  But again, if I’m prepared, I take caution, and yes, if I’m brave, I can weather even a ferocious thunderstorm (even the emotional kind 😉

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