Tag Archives: Fear

The path of YIKES

For many of you who follow this blog, you know I am usually giving advice or encouraging a brave approach to life.  I have always admired the brave and the adventurous and their zest for life.   I stand now needing … Continue reading

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The feel of fear

The ground is shaking and you just can’t seem to get your stable footing.  You no longer recognize all that you thought you knew.  You are on a journey but have no idea to where.  Life tosses curve balls, sometimes … Continue reading

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A slice of a heart

Recently I wrote a blog about the loss of my aunt.  I spoke of death, a subject so many of us fear.  I am one of the many.  Yes, I fear death.  I fear its unknown quality and I despise … Continue reading

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Oh death, not you again

Run fast, run hard but you cannot hide from death.  It will appear either  as a soft wind or a violent storm.  It will find you and take its place where you are.  All the exercise and good eating will … Continue reading

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BE BIG

I am a visual artist and with that comes rejection, a lot of rejection.  Not only from museum curators but from society at large.  It really bites to be rejected and can send one screaming for the nearest bed to … Continue reading

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Oh the pain

I have always been a coward when It comes to pain. As a kid my fear of pain led me to live a careful life less I hurt myself and end up in pain. Of course, that was not a … Continue reading

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Living at the speed of life

As a little kid, I was raised to be afraid.  I was warned about the boogey man who I assumed lived in every closet.  I was warned by the old Baptist preacher about the heat of hell.  I was warned … Continue reading

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Hiding beneath the bed

When I was a child I believed that the monsters lived under my bed or in my closet.  In fact I was so sure that my dad performed a nightly ritual of checking each spot to make sure nothing was … Continue reading

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Only the shadow knows

Often times in our busy world, we forget.  We forget to look, to hear, to feel, to see or to taste.  We forget our senses.  We forget to breathe.  We get so caught up in the energetics of all going … Continue reading

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Divide and conquer part 2

Yesterday my post Divide and Conquer discussed aspects of racism in our society. After more thought I realized I was not finished. As parents and concerned adults, how do we go about teaching our children how to survive in the … Continue reading

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