We have nothing to fear but fear itself. ~ Franklin Delano Roosevelt How many times have your thoughts skimmed over this quote from FDR without giving it much thought? Here's the full quote ... We have nothing to fear but fear itself - nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into … Continue reading Fear Itself
In his inaugural speech, in the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt said “there is nothing to fear but fear itself.” He spoke to a nation of people who’d had time to allow fear to spread wide and sink deep – and that is when fear is most dangerous. When it has time to … Continue reading Fear Itself
Way back when I was in my 30s, I was involved with a few different women's spiritual groups that we formed after a week-long workshop on Cape Cod with Starhawk, Luisah Teisch, and Margot Adler. The week spent on the shore of the ocean with 50 women of all ages, races, spiritual backgrounds, and vastly … Continue reading Fuel for the Inner Fire
Q: I want to let go of the old stuff that doesn't work for me anymore, including my job that just makes me unhappy - but it comes with a steady paycheck. I feel inspired to go for what I really want to do, which is coaching parents and teens. What holds me back? Is … Continue reading Q&A: Does Fear Hold Me Back?