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Monday, March 26, 2012

What are you afraid of?

What does fear keep you from accomplishing?

When we’re afraid of rejection, failure, or embarrassment we tend to stay away from whatever might cause that. Right? I mean, it makes sense. Who wants to be rejected, totally suck at something, or be a laughing stock? Um, not me. 

 But, how can we accomplish our dreams and goals if we’re not willing to screw up sometimes?

Sure! There are probably many things we suck at doing that we think we do well. We might have a few wake up calls along the way, but how will we know if we don’t try?

Many doors will have to be closed before God opens the one that leads us to that accomplishment, but if we don’t face our fear, He’ll never even have the chance to direct us.

I’ve been doing some thinking and I realized fear keeps me from a lot!

If I was to write about all of things I’m afraid of you might just fall asleep or click away. So, we’ll keep this blog related. Because, to be honest with you? This blog scares the bejesus out of me sometimes. How do you spell bejesus, anyway?

Fear keeps me from pursuing goals related to blogging and writing.

I’m afraid to go to a blog conference.
I will be away from the kids to long. 

I’m afraid to pursue a sponsorship for said conference.
They will hate my blog and say no.

I’m afraid to make a media kit, and send it out.
My blog isn’t worthy of a media kit. That’s for pros.

I’m afraid to admit I want to be a writer when I grow up.
If I tell people that, then they might criticize my writing. 

I’m afraid to make changes.

But? I’m taking baby steps, and facing some fears.

I’m working on a move to Wordpress and? A Name change! I’m ready to face my bloggy fears!

I hope you’ll come by as soon as I can reveal more!

Thanks to Ashley at My Front Porch Swing, all I have to do is wait. I'm super excited about the move and can't wait to tell you more!

What are you afraid of?


8 Comments:

At March 26, 2012 at 5:51 PM , Blogger Samantha said...

Blog changes are always scary! I'll be make for more :)

 
At March 26, 2012 at 6:31 PM , Blogger MiMi said...

Totally scary. Blog changes.
What is a media kit? See. I don't even know.

 
At March 26, 2012 at 6:31 PM , Blogger MiMi said...

Totally scary. Blog changes.
What is a media kit? See. I don't even know.

 
At March 26, 2012 at 6:31 PM , Blogger MiMi said...

Oh cool. I even said that twice.

 
At March 26, 2012 at 8:17 PM , Blogger Liz @ A Nut in a Nutshell said...

I can so relate. I am not one to step outside my comfort zone too much, and I'm my own worst enemy in terms of growth. I'm glad you're pushing yourself, and we'll be right here holding your hand along the way!

I'm excited for you!

 
At March 26, 2012 at 9:06 PM , Blogger Awn said...

I fear singing in front of people despite a musical theater background. I fear my closet....sigh, it's a long story. I fear being mediocre and not realizing it.

 
At March 26, 2012 at 11:48 PM , Blogger Karen Mortensen said...

Well said. I know what you mean about writing blog posts. Sometimes thinking about something is worse that what actually happens. Go for it.

 
At March 27, 2012 at 10:23 AM , Blogger psychelyn said...

I'm afraid that I'd be blocked from blogging again. I love to write. Nice post btw.

 

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