Being vulnerable to someone is a scary thing. We fear judgment. We avoid repercussions too risky to take. But we all long for that safe place. A place where you and I could just be us.
What is it that I’m so attached to, that it’s making me defend my ground so hard as if somebody’s trying to take it away?
The older I get, the less risk I take. Why do you think that is? “Maybe because you believe you have so much to lose? But the fact is, if you’ve invested in yourself, you can regain what you lost. You can rebuild them, recreate them”.
There is something good about not knowing or having all the answers, even in what seems to be a petty thing. If we always do, then there would be no room for others to help, not even God.
Many times we do find what we’re looking for. We find problems more than opportunities. We see the glass half empty rather than half full.
We find what we’re missing and lose sight of what we have.
We see lack instead of providence.
What cripples us the most is imagined fear
What ruins the present is our resistance to it.
Maybe it’s not the same for everyone. It doesn’t have to be. It can even change at any point in time. So I guess the question is, “What is it for you?”. “What is your freely chosen task?”.
We like hanging on to old ways and beliefs, even beliefs about ourselves, and come up with excuses. Think about what staying in your comfort zone has cost you.