FMF – fear

Hey there!
Happy Friday friends ☺

Its that wonderful part of the week where the weekend is nigh, and where I join in with the lovely folks at five minute Friday.

A part of the day where bloggers from around the world take five minutes to write on a given topic.

So I am going to dive right in –
This weeks topic is fear – its a biggie!

Ready, set, go!

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When I think of fear, I think about a dark cloud inside of me.
That cloud that stops me from following my dreams.
Telling me I am not good enough.
I look in the mirror, and my mind tells me I am never going to be enough.

But I am facing my fear daily.

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I am learning not to let my fears, of which there are so many take over me.
Every day I get a little bit closer to locking my fears in a box and throwing them off a cliff face (hypothetically speaking)
Trying to conquer a fear is no mean feat – I have feared never being good enough since I was a young girl.
I am now 29. Its still takes me over to this day.

But fear is nothing without a fire beneath it.
If we don’t fuel the fire, the fear will disappear.

I am no longer afraid to be myself, I just need to work on seeking everyone’s approval.
This my affirmation for not being afraid to be myself

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So let’s face our fears head on everyday.
Stare it in the eye and say ‘do you know what…you are not going to rule me…not today…not ever’

I know you can do it – rule your fear. Don’t let it rule you.

Stop.

I have written a great deal on fear before, and I must admit that its a really interesting subject.
There are a lot of different takes and thoughts on the word fear.
But here are my five minutes – and I look forward to reading peoples thoughts on this topic.

Have a great day!

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10 thoughts on “FMF – fear

  1. Charlotte, THIS:”But fear is nothing without a fire beneath it. If we don’t fuel the fire, the fear will disappear.” Yes!!! Visiting from FMF where I am #8 this week.

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  2. Beautiful words, Charlotte! I’ve never thought of fear being a fire that we can fuel–but you are spot on. May God continue to be with you as you conquer your fears and rest in his strength and courage.

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