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The Fearless Mindset

Today is Bipolar Awareness Day in our Nation.  It is quite appropriate to write this blog on such an eventful day.  I hit one of those walls yesterday, which in the end often teaches us more about ourselves and others.  It was one of those “Negative” walls…not my true reality but the perceived reality of others for me. 

People who constantly squeeze you into their mold are doing so for you to conform to their reality.  Perhaps this is where “Fear” has its roots.  People are afraid of the inherent power found in a “Fearless” person.  This quality makes one dangerous as related to fire; you get close and you might get burned.  There is always a proximity challenge when it pertains to the “Fearless”.  Those least willing to get close to the “Fearless” is the religious community. 

The greatest community with the potential to bring a “Faith Filled” influence is the very one who is living furthest from “Faith”.   The reason for this is the ever present lure of “Safe Zones”.  It’s so much easier and I might say popular to remain in the cocoon of security.  Instead of rooting for you and your cause, they subtly sew seeds of discouragement and doubt.  It is paramount to understand how your mind can be affected and influenced by these detractors.  You don’t even need to meet them as they can be part and parcel of a thinking philosophy which subliminally beckons, yea haunts you to come back to the other side where all the robotic conformists exist.  Their thoughts for you don’t pounce on you, to eat you like a monster, but rather it’s a slow purposeful chipping away which erodes your confidence in what you believe. 

See, not much change takes place within the Conformity Community.  The bottom line… people are scared to death to consider what might be waiting for them on the road of non-conformity.  People are desperately afraid of what might be asked of them in relationship to their character as part of change.  Moreover, the real culprit in being “Fearless” is our comfort which includes our lifestyle where money must be factored.  My father would say to me when politics was called into question, “Follow the Money”.  So, why wouldn’t we do this in relationship to life’s comfort?  

Jesus said in Matthew “Where your treasure is, there is your heart also”.  It seems today that people can’t find their true heart for all the stuff wrapped around it.  To sum it up, you are someone to be feared if your life is un-encumbered by the stuff of this world and your mind is open to effectual change, that which makes you “Fearless” for the good of others.            

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