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Yes, My Child Be Safe

By Uttam Gill, published on Apr 3, 2014

... redemption of my probe the articulating instinct refuses to yield. Unyieldingly, I traverse more vigorously into the dark and calls again; “Hello! I know you are here…come on don’t worry; it’s me…I know you are there, you are scared, answer me please.” The piercing silence cultivates fear but I decide to revolt and carries on to probe, which for sure, I knew is there. I stumbles upon …a woman, breathing with no sense of existence. I see in her eyes the brutal signatures of life. Never seen before, the blank existence of life in the state as pathetic as one can perceive to... (more)

Tags: crime, fear, rape, daughter, woman, girl

Flipping the Switch, or the Coin?

By Shane Joseph, published on Mar 6, 2014

...bum or borrow with never an intention of paying back.

Recently I visited another such country, one of the last bastions of communism, where after generations of isolation, the truth has come home to roost: the old model, utopian in concept, is unsustainable. “We need to unleash greed, fear and enterprise to make things tick again,” is the grim realization. No one remembers past mistakes made in other places, because the proletarian rulers need to drown them out and focus the masses into believing the perfection of their new model. And anyway, it will be too embarrassing to turn... (more)

Tags: socialism, capitalism, fear, isolation, communism, greed, inflation, tourists, black market, proletarian, rulers, utopia

A Death Called Dove

By D. Sager, published on Mar 3, 2014

Found then a little dove cowering in the birth of new

A blade came near and scant to miss

only a hairs breath relinquishing bliss

Flying before her time with wind both a friend and foe

Thinking to see, her wings grow tired

Blind fear rushes in ne'er more inspired

A shy grasp at what becomes a mysterious fateful lore Trying but giving away the hidden life

Reduced to nothing and shut in by strife

Again the hungry clock stood its watch o'er gentle dove Only to alight were she would ne'er to fly

Wings fail to carry her to comforting sky

Talented... (more)

Tags: poem, fear, violent, silence, angry, foe, memory, wings, blade, dove, meredith taylor, quills, dmw

Your Buried Treasure

By Randy Mitchell, published on Dec 18, 2013

...to become happy and fulfilled. Yet, for all of us, those desires we have deep within are there and waiting, all it takes is letting go of the uncertainties and insecurity holding us back, letting loose the power within.

Perhaps, the single biggest factor keeping us from our dreams is, fear; that ugly, four letter word that lives in our self-conscious and always waiting to strike at the first sign of your success. It tells you lie after lie: That you don’t hold the talent, have the connections, the right family background, the will, the drive, or the creativity to make things... (more)

Tags: fear, randy mitchell, new years resolutions, personal goals, buried treasure, personal fulfillment, personal aspirations

Today Is The Day To Begin Anew

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Nov 10, 2013

... also. If we spend all our time carrying around "baggage" , we are not receptive to being able to embrace all our wants and desires.

Today make a promise to yourself. Start slowly, as it will take time, but do start. One step at a time you will get there. Abandon the anger, relinquish the fear, let go of guilt and shame, disregard defeat and begin anew. Once you introduce a new way of perceiving the world and your life, you open your mind to all the possibilities of what you can and will do. When you clear away the clutter you will find that you have more energy to be creative, to... (more)

Tags: life, anger, mental health, fear, baggage, new beginning

On the Edge and Broken

By melanie jean juneau, published on Aug 23, 2013

One of my inner images which describes my struggle to surrender control is of a wagon wheel.

This wheel is suspended over a deep chasm,

My large family of 10 is on the rim of a wagon wheel hovering over this chasm,

while I stand on the hub,

frantically turning this way and that

to hold all the broken spokes together.

I KNOW that I must let go of this futile sense of responsibility and control

I am afraid to stop.

I am trapped.

Yet, I realize that

my tension prevents natural, organic growth and healing.

My control... (more)

Tags: fear, change, control, surrender, old paradigms

Seasons Of Life

By Barbara MacDonald , published on Jul 19, 2013

Searching, seeking, wondering, looking, curious, acute observation....After so many years , at last I do accept who I am. The journey has been incredible, piercing my heart and soul at times. Throwing me into the pits of Hell on earth , wanting me to learn wisdom inside this evil. I have strove to grow with each tear. Sometimes with success, other times simply buried in unknowing. I have danced in the purest joy in abundance. Surrendered myself to living through eternal loving grace. When I thought all was lost, I found a new destiny to lift me. Opening my heart, I move on. Once again... (more)

Tags: gifts, growth, fear, water, joy, rebirth, comfort zone, seasons of life

Rejection

By melanie jean juneau, published on May 20, 2013

...but humbly trust in God to lead and teach us as, leaving condemnation to the Evil One.

Often Christians must simply acknowledge that we cannot intellectually grasp all heavenly mysteries. We choose to continue our walk in, with and through the Holy Spirit, trusting in God without fear of making a mistake. We cannot allow fear of the devil and deception to be stronger than our trust in God’s Mercy and Grace. Fear freezes us, often preventing the inner spiritual journey that leads to fullness of life in Christ. Trust me, I know what fear can do to a person. Now I realize that ... (more)

Tags: fear, crtics, closed minded

Do We Trust More in the Power of God or the Devil?

By melanie jean juneau, published on May 16, 2013

...but humbly trust in God to lead and teach us as, leaving condemnation to the Evil One.

Often Christians must simply acknowledge that we cannot intellectually grasp all heavenly mysteries. We choose to continue our walk in, with and through the Holy Spirit, trusting in God without fear of making a mistake. We cannot allow fear of the devil and deception to be stronger than our trust in God's Mercy and Grace. Fear freezes us, often preventing the inner spiritual journey that leads to fullness of life in Christ. Trust me, I know what fear can do to a person. Now I realize that... (more)

Tags: god, fear, the devil

Neighborhood Crime and Personal Protection

By Ely North, published on Mar 3, 2013

...the slums. Just outside my door I find gang members, drug dealers, hookers, and pimps. The only “legitimate” businesses in the area are seedy bars – the haunts of murderers and rapists. Needless to say, I do not feel safe. I’m afraid to leave my apartment, and when I’m here I fear that some thug will break in and murder me. How can I feel safe in my own home?

Sincerely,

Lady Afraid

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Dear Lady Afraid,

Yours is a problem of perception. You feel threatened by the ruffians and riff-raff in your neighborhood because you view ... (more)

Tags: humor, crime, fear, funny, advice, protection

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