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What not to fear

There are two major origins of fear.

That which is created by nature, such as a earthquake or a volcanic eruption or a hurricane like Katrina.

The other origin is created by man. Fear has been used for thousands of years as a means of controlling people’s thoughts actions or reactions.

According to Websters dictionary, some of definitions of ear include terror, danger, evil, fright, apprehension, pain and anxiety. Once you give in to fear, you are no longer in control of your own future. I question all who claim I should live in fear because I don’t trust their motives.

I get solace and comfort from King James Bible in second Timothy which states in verse 1-7 “For God hath not given us the spirit of fear, but of power, and of love, and of a sound mind.” What could be better than that?

Eric Carlson

Nevada City

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