Friday, July 6, 2007
Fearless Friday

In my mind, I've always associated feats like the one at left with fearlessness. I've even made a list at different times in my life with all kinds of wild and "fearless" acts I'd like to perform: skydiving, deep sea diving, hang gliding, etc.

You know, the kinds of things you want to do before you die.

Well, as I get older (and boy, am I feeling it today, chalk it up to Tony Horton and the Ab Ripper 100), I have begun to think of fearlessness in a whole different realm.

Ways I find myself more fearless now than in years past:

1. I trust God with the lives of my children.
2. I believe God is Who He says He is.
3. I worry far less about how others perceive me.
4. I let go and let God far more frequently.
5. I no longer feel like I need to do heroic acts in order to appear fearless.

“Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear - not absence of fear.”

Mark Twain


  Pam fearlessly posted at 7/06/2007 08:50:00 AM  
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At Friday, July 06, 2007 10:49:00 AM, Blogger Morning Glory said...

You inspire me, as always. I've found some of that same fearlessness in my life lately. It's a wonderful thing.

At Friday, July 06, 2007 2:26:00 PM, Blogger Barb said...

The things I want to do before I die are more along the lines of traveling to Hawaii, the Outer Banks and maybe letting my natural hair color grow out. They do NOT include sky diving or anything at all under the surface of the sea.

LOL I'm not brave and I don't care who knows it!

And I haven't forgotten I promised to send you a book. Should go out tomorrow. xoxo

At Friday, July 06, 2007 2:55:00 PM, Blogger Kris said...

Boy, if I could just copy/paste your list to my forehead, maybe I could remember these really important ideas. Thanks for posting fearlessly!

At Friday, July 06, 2007 3:29:00 PM, Blogger Tealady Tammy said...

you are an inspiration..I so love coming here to read your latest thoughts...thank is blessing

At Friday, July 06, 2007 4:15:00 PM, Blogger Susanne said...

Love the quote and your list of ways you are now fearless.

At Friday, July 06, 2007 5:30:00 PM, Blogger Mary@notbefore7 said...

Very inspirational and at times, hard to do. Thank you for sharing that list!

At Friday, July 06, 2007 9:20:00 PM, Blogger Peach said...

What an encouragement y'all are to me! In Him alone, I will press on fearlessly and live to tell y'all about it!!

At Saturday, July 07, 2007 9:38:00 PM, Blogger Melissa @ Breath of Life said...

I love roller coasters, but there's no way I'm jumping out of a plane! You are a brave inspiration, Peach!

At Sunday, July 08, 2007 2:41:00 AM, Blogger Niki said...

Love your list Peach! I'm so glad to see you blogging! I've been trying to get back into the blogging swing of things myself. I'll email you soon friend!

At Wednesday, July 18, 2007 5:06:00 PM, Blogger Kate said...

So encouraging...
I'm with Kris on this one; I really need to paste this in my head. Letting go a little more and trusting Him a whole lot more...


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