|fears erased daily|
I write to give myself strength.
I write to be the characters that I am not.
I write to explore all the things I'm afraid of.
I sought the Lord and he answered me,
He delivered me from all my fears.
The fear of death follows from the fear of life.
A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time.
I am convinced that fear is the root
of most bad writing.
Stephen King, "On Writing"
To live a creative life,
we must lose our fear of being wrong.
-Joseph Chilton Pearce
|leave your fears behind|
I was reading through my moleskins and realized how many of my quotes have some sort of relation to fear. It's clearly because I need all the good words I can get on being brave. It's definitely not something that comes easily to me. Here is a non-exhaustive list of things I'm afraid of:
-Meteors hitting the Earth
-Getting arrested for something I've said
-Being so ambitious, that I get to where I'm going and I'm all by myself
-Never getting to be a mom
-When I was kid, I was afraid I was going to have to marry a taxi cab driver named Frank. I can't even begin to know why.
-Being abducted by aliens
What are you afraid of?