Walled in by our fears

March 27, 2013

Ain’t it the truth.

Walls are built of fear
the way it’s always been done
lack of creativity

but mostly? We confine ourselves by our fears.
Which are a creation of our minds.

I wonder what would happen if we decided we were tired of being walled in?

Is your talent more important than fear?

Is love?

Is life?

Just askin’.  The brave may not live forever, but the cautious never live at all.

5 comments on “Walled in by our fears
  1. Graciewilde says:

    Interesting thing here – i have written about walls and painted walls (as in on paper – not literally) for years.
    Here’s one short piece:http://sebtown294.blogspot.com/2010/06/walls-interest-me.html
    I think for me, fear doesn’t get in the way of talent – what talent? At the moment, it is keeping me rooted in a job that certainly has satisfying moments but, more importantly, includes a paycheck and health insurance. How would my life be different if I could let go of my fear of ending up as a bag lady? In reality, that is unlikely to happen. I own a house (recently refinanced for yet another thirty years but with equity) and I have eight siblings and two offspring who would help me if I needed it. Hard to shake the fear of being poor when you grew up in poverty though….. 🙁
    Thanks for the post,

  2. This is specially tailored for me, it is my life, period- am sorry to report. Fear is VERY crippling.

  3. Learned this at BlissDom: FACE YOUR FEAR- You will never know yoru possiblities if you don’t take that chance.

  4. I so agree. M. Prada said: “Thinking about age all the time is the biggest prison women can make for themselves,” Prisons are just Walls that hem us in!

  5. I think when I turned 50 I decided that I had had enough of those confines (or walls) that I kept putting in my way. It has taken me quite a while to be able to say that, for the most part, I’m knocking those walls down every day – no rebuilding for me – well at least not those.

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