Your every thought, word, and action spring from either love or fear. The nature of your choices determines the quality of your life.
Love is the whisper of the Divine, ceaselessly calling creation back toward the Creator. Fear expresses itself as anger, intimidation, insecurity, despair, self-loathing, or any other emotion or behavior not grounded in love.
When you choose love, you are coming from your heart and declaring that you trust God to handle the consequences. When you choose fear, you are coming from your head and assuming that you can manage the situation better than God can.
Choose love, and you are being proactive; you are making things happen, living a life of choice, and getting better. Choose fear, and you are being reactive; you are letting things happen, living a life of chance, and getting bitter.
Choose love and you share your authentic self with the world. Choose fear and you conceal your true identity from others and, worse yet, from yourself.
Choose fear, and you will forever be searching for happiness and fulfillment through other people, possessions, and experiences. Choose love, and you discover unimaginable bliss within your own heart.
Choose love, and you serenely welcome whatever gifts are delivered to your door. Choose fear, and you affirm that you do not trust what tomorrow may bring….Continue reading at InspireMeToday.com.
Phil is a motivational speaker and the author of Sixty Seconds: One Moment Changes Everything.
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