Tag Archives: fear
Our Fears Rob Us from Living
Fear is the feeling of being completely out of control in desperation when facing a perceived or real threat completely outside one’s comfort zones. Some look at fear as an eminent life threatening situation but there are far more subtle fears that we face every day. We sometimes fear failure or fear the loss of a job or fear things happening that appear to pose a threat to our familiar way of life. Some fear heights or the fear of robbery or murder in their homes… Continue reading →
Arab Terrorist’s Achilles Heel
The recent acts of terrorist in Paris and elsewhere serve as stark reminders that attacks are still possibility here. Since 9/11 America has spent hundreds of billions of dollars on homeland security that have changed the way we live and travel. We no longer feel as safe as before. With our privacy compromised and our freedom to traveled hampered we accept these invasions upon our constitutional freedoms in the name of the Patriot Act and national security. Although we have been by far the most aggressive country against Arab terrorism and actions in the Middle East little has happened here at home since 9/11 more than 14 years later. Continue reading →
The End of Life or Beginning of Living?
When I was diagnosed with Gleason 9 prostate cancer I thought it was the end of the world. For the first time in my life I had to face the realities of my mortality and confront the demons of darkness and death. I always had a morbid fear of death and now was confronted with that possibility. This is how I overcame the fear of death and dying. Continue reading →