“Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear” - Franklin D. Roosevelt. I bet Eleanor taught him that one.
There are countless reasons to be fearful in this world, but there are also countless reasons to overcome it. Being mindful of our priorities, our core values, can help us to surmount our fears and worries. We must make the conscious choice to stop feeding our fear and instead, listen to the voice that tells us to act, the voice that knows our potential and wants us to use it. In short, we must choose to listen to our higher selves. I know it isn’t as simple as it sounds, that it takes diligent practice and some serious courage, but the concept remains much less complicated than our worrying/anxious minds can make it.
Your heart and soul know what is right. Follow their lead, despite the fear. Let your fear/worry know that though you may be scared, your priorities are simply more important, that things are bigger than you. There is a whole world to stand up for and you must start by standing up for yourself to yourself.
And our dear friend, the Buffalo, returns again! Practicing faith, believing in the universe and the path she guides you on, will help you to see the challenges you face (like overcoming fear) as lessons and roadblocks to keep you on the right path of growth and actualization. Have faith that you can do whatever it is you wish to do, remember that worrying will not get you anywhere, and focus on your higher calling.
We all have our roles to play in making this world a better place, in saving our earth, in loving and caring for one another. We can’t let fear hold us back. We can’t let our anxiety build into making things harder and scarier than they already are. The work that must be done is much too important for that noise and waste of energy.
Wishing you all strength and faith.