It’s hard to give up fear because in many ways fear can keep your kids safe.
Fear can keep you safe.
The problem with fear is that trust can’t exist in an environment of fear. And there can not be true connection and intimacy without trust.
There is a different way to keep yourself safe. And that’s wisdom, strength, and connection.
Yes, I want my kids to be safe and I want to protect them when they’re little. But as are growing up, and when they’re all grown up, I actually want them to shed safety.
I want them to be brave.
I want them to live like warriors.