I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as a part of life, specifically the fear of change and the fear of the unknown, and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says: turn back. Erica Jong

21 Quotes On Womanhood By Female Authors That Totally Nailed It

I have not ceased being fearful, but I have ceased to let fear control me. I have accepted fear as a part of life, specifically the fear of change and the fear of the unknown, and I have gone ahead despite the pounding in my heart that says: turn back.

"People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar." (~ Thich Nhat Hanh)                                                                                                                                                     More

People have a hard time letting go of their suffering. Out of a fear of the unknown, they prefer suffering that is familiar. Find the unknown

Positive Quote: One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known coming to an end. www.HealthyPlace.com

Positive Quote: One is never afraid of the unknown; one is afraid of the known…

mindfulmft | What does it even mean to be "ready for something." Ready for a relationship? Ready for marriage? Ready for kids? Or to finally move...start that business...start working out and eating well...getting up earlier? Maybe "I'm ready" just means "I'm willing to make a change"...or "I want to overcome my fears." When we're "not ready" doesn't that just mean there is a part (or many) of us that is fear based? Scared of something...failure embarrassment the unknown??? I think that when…

Maybe "I'm ready" just means "I'm willing to make a change".or "I want to overcome my fears." When we're "not ready" doesn't that just mean there is a part (or many) of us that is fear based?

Carl Lentz quote: "Let the faithfulness of God free you from the fear of the unknown."

Carl Lentz quote: "Let the faithfulness of God free you from the fear of the unknown.

It takes a great deal of courage to leap into the unknown and step in the direction of your dreams, especially if it means leaving behind conventional "security". Since leaving my well paid corporate job in 2013 to travel and figure out what it is I feel called to do, I have been met with a lot of highly emotional/fear based thoughts. Thoughts like, "What are you doing working as a waitress earning $9 an hour? You have a double degree and marketing experience, you should be using that!" and…

It takes a great deal of courage to leap into the unknown and step in the direction of your dreams especially if it means leaving behind conventional security.

"To hold your breath is to lose your breath" -Alan Watts... This sunk in when I took the advise of a wise instructor.

An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

Don’t let the fear of the unknown keep you from experiencing a life greater than you have ever known.

Fear of the Unknown: How to Overcome It

How to Overcome Your Fear of the Unknown (as described through a story of potential adoption) by Jeff McClung

Isaiah 41:10: "So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand."

You don't have to be afraid of the unknown. It is unknown only to you. God is well aware of where you are and of every step He is asking you to take. Don't be afraid of the unknown

Don't fear what lies ahead, have faith in yourself and it'll feel good knowing you kept your chin up and faced the music :)

I pray everyday for peace from this awful nightmare that started 2 years ago. I hate seeing it all plastered on FB again!

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