Overcoming Fear and Healing Wounds
by Andrew Schneider (The Soul Journey)
cannot escape childhood without being wounded. Every time we made
demands of others and they refused us, we were diminished in our
time we asked for love and it was withheld, our self-value decreased.
Whenever we attempted to prove ourselves and we failed, we lost some of
as we grew up and became more self-sufficient we worked hard at
overcoming our diminished self-worth, our decreased self-value, and our
loss of power.
have not been totally successful. The reason is that underlying all our
efforts are the fears buried in our subconscious.
is unknown within us usually controls us.
try other strategies to succeed. We use a variety of defenses to
suppress the unwanted feelings associated with previous failures and
try to consciously control our environment, people and relationships.
We all have control issues!
what a tremendous amount of energy we waste on avoiding, repressing,
denying and ignoring what we need to face.
want connection. We all want love – to be loved and to express love. To
be loved makes us feel that we are okay as we are, that we have value
share our love gives us the connection to our power, which is the
ability to love and support others according to their needs.
makes us dependent on others in so many ways for our own sense of self.
says we are separate and we need to be defensive.
says that we cannot trust others and let them in. Fear blocks us from
loving. Fear and love cannot occupy the same space. Fear is rooted in
the personality, love within the soul.
the movement of soul within and you can become ill, have
accidents, experience emotional pain and struggle with money, work and
how to respond to the basic impulse that draws
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