Maybe you’ll think I’m from Crazy Town, but there are times when fear has been a useful thing in my life. And for me, it’s all about Purpose vs. Position. When I’m afraid someone or something is going to attack or steal my Position, I get frantic and weird and I hurt people (a whole lot like King Saul throwing spears at David, his favorite guitar player). Just an FYI: Any time you feel frantic, there’s a good chance it’s because you’re feeling insecure. But if I sense a threat against my Purpose, that kind of fear compels me to
I believe it is critical to know where your anchor is before the storm comes. Some days I wake up full of purpose and clarity. Other days, I wake feeling overwhelmed by things I can do, things I should do and things I don’t want to do. Here is a list (in no particular order) of 10 things I try to do when I’m tempted to give in to the paralysis that comes with fear and anxiety.