Originally posted on Spiritual Awakening:
Fear was my biggest problem. I had no idea.
I didn’t know anger was fear. I thought my anger was justified. I didn’t like being angry, but I thought I couldn’t help it. It was a natural response to a broken world and its broken people.
I didn’t know anxiety was fear. I thought my circumstances warranted anxiety. I thought the solution was to change the circumstances. The circumstances were impossible to change.
I didn’t know resentment was fear. I thought my feelings of resentment were justified. My resentments extended back many years. They produced anger, sadness, and discomfort. I was stuck with them.
I didn’t know jealousy was fear. I thought my jealousy was caused by others.
I didn’t know sadness was fear. How could sadness be fear?
The negative feelings were with me for years. I thought they were a permanent part of me and intrinsic to all…
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