Seeds IX, 11
Seed: To Be Afraid
Joel Goldsmith was a 20th century mystic who taught metaphysics to select students in New York City. I read this quote of his somewhere as a reminder to us all.
“To be afraid means to empower something or somebody . . . .
To be not afraid means you have withdrawn all power from he, she, it, they.”
Think on this, dear one. What actually happens when you are afraid? In a simple sense, you give your power to whatever that thing is. The dark? Things that go bump in the night? Men? Women? Poodles? The government? It doesn’t matter.
Mr. Goldsmith gives the serum for healing fear in his two lines. Withdraw the power you have given what you fear. How to do that? Face it, and unguard your heart. Say to it, okay, IRS (that’s always a good one for fear), what can you do to me? (Add here: that I’m not already doing to myself?) Tell whatever it is that you’re taking back your power.
You may feel silly for a minute but the return of power usually means the return of options. You’ll know what to do about whatever you’ve been fearing.
Dr. Susan Corso
Seeds are remarkable gifts. Sown in consciousness, they bring you to the most important part of your being—your Divine Spark.
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