Its either you face your fear and fight or you cower to it and let it defeat you finally.
If the later is your option, then it is such a shame because you wont realize your full potentials because of fear and you will pass away, another grain of sand in the sands of time without any impact-nothing to be remembered for or even by. Maybe a reference for those who let fear get the best of them, a negative reference, I might add.
If you picked the first option, good for you. But when that fear is overcome and the task completed, you will realize precious years wasted because you choose to act out in fear.
I’m not criticizing anyone neither am I judging, we all have been victims of fear one way or the other. I’m still running from what God has called me to do, even though it hitting me smack on the face. I’m still trying to get back the person I lost 10 years ago and build on her but if I cant at least make the person I am a better version.
Fear still holds me back, not because I have failed or because I know I will fail in another area because I am only human but because I do not feel I deserve greatness nor success.
But truth be told, does any one deserve anything we are receiving freely on earth.
The simple answer is; NO.
Jesus died on the cross, redeemed us and gave us everything freely as long as you choose to believe in Him, take up your cross and follow Him.
Yes, we do not deserve it but He has given us freely.. Its our choice to accept it or not. The key word being CHOICE.
The same way we can choose to cower in fear or step out in faith. For my Bible tells me in 2 Timothy 1;7 For God hath not given us the spirit of fear; but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind (KJV).
I like the way the NIV puts it: 2 Timothy 1:7 For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love and self-discipline.
Since God has endued us with power, why cower in fear? He knows fear is a foe we face daily, that’s why He tells us 365 times in the Bible “Fear Not”, enough dose of courage to last us every day of the year. It will interest you to know that almost every time God talks to someone in the Bible, the first thing He says is, ‘Don’t be afraid!'”
So armed with this reassurances, I’m on a journey to fight this foe called fear and recover the woman God created me to be, you can tag along. Lets take it one step at a time. I wont say this journey isn’t scary after all I am facing off FEAR himself. But, there is one thing I know and that is I AM NOT ALONE. God is leading me on this journey against fear, this journey of self recovery and self reflection. Armed with my daily dosage of anti-fear capsules, I have nothing to fear, instead, fear should be afraid of me and not the other way round.
I hope to see you at the other side of fear, a victor living triumphantly after conquering fear.
Till God inspires me and make words flow from the ink of my pen again, do not stop SPARKLING.