I am certain that most people are searching for love; companionship; joy; a healthy, youthful life; a feeling of security; appreciation; self-esteem; and creative, meaningful work. Instinctively, we know that the more of those qualities we have, the more we will enjoy our lives and the more fulfilled we will be.
The greatest fears are sickness, poverty, loneliness, fear of failure, fear of not being loved, and, most of all, the fear of death. However, there are a large number of smaller fears that need to be addressed before peace of mind can be obtained.
Added to this feeling of fear is the habit of doubting our ability to handle our responsibilities. We doubt that life is good and expect evil. We doubt that we have abundance and experience poverty. We doubt that we are loved and feel loneliness.
What has to change is our expectancy of the possibility to experience negativity. Our expectancy must change to a sense of having only positive experiences. We must lift our outlook to a more optimistic view. We have no choice than to eliminate the doubt that something will go wrong; we must anticipate only the good. Change is a choice and each and every one of us is blessed with the gift of choice. Use this gift wisely and wonderful changes are yours!
“There is nothing more dreadful than the habit of doubt. Doubt separates people. It is a poison that disintegrates friendships and breaks up pleasant relations. It is a thorn that irritates and hurts; it is a sword that kills.”