Let go of fear

Abandoned

It was 3:00 am. I was awake in bed thinking about the state of the world. I shouldn’t do that. These days are looking like the days when I spent a lot of time worrying about all the bad things I was hearing on the news. Now it’s all the bad things I’m seeing on the Internet. This must stop!  I must abandon my tendency to worry about stuff I cannot control. It will make me sick.

What can I control? I can control my thoughts. Well, sometimes it seems that I can’t control my thoughts. This is the crux of the problem.

The world does sometimes seem awful, but my little world is not really that bad at all. I live in a safe community. I have money for food, clothing, a car, and a roof over my head. I have a loving husband. I have friends. The list goes on. Why is my focus so often drawn to the negative? I think fear does that. Fear is powerful. It makes us do awful things to others and to ourselves. If there’s one thing I need to abandon it’s fear. There’s the answer!  I’ll just get on with abandoning fear.

This might take some work.

Two dogs looking out atrium door.

Sadie and Riley at the door.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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