Fear can be a normal, natural part of life.

You may have a fear of snakes, and that’s great, because it keeps you from getting into a confrontation with a poisonous one.

You may have a fear of heights — that’s no problem, because it keeps you safe from dangerous cliffs.

You may have a fear of losing your kids in a crowd. Well, that just means you get to hold onto them extra tightly.

It’s when fear starts to become crippling that it becomes a problem. If fear keeps you from reaching for greater heights, you need to examine what’s holding you back.

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