Everything is relationship the root cause of anxiety is fear and what is fear i love this man more than i have ever loved a man beforei want a future. 1 john 4:18 there is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear for fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love for fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love. We are intimidated by everything about them in my years of working, learning, teaching, and devoting my life to my work - this is the only area (literally and figuratively) that has ever brought about anger, cynicism, fear, threats of physical violence, aspersions about my character and intention - you get the idea.
Paradoxically, though, the feeling is sometimes delightfully associated with love or with wonder, as when astronomer carl sagan contemplated the overwhelming immensity of the sky for this post, however, i'm writing about the feeling as a disagreeable, painful experience. Trichophobia - delusional fear of something in the roots of the hair that stops it from growing, or fear of hair loss triskaidekaphobia , terdekaphobia - fear of the number 13 trypanophobia , belonephobia, enetophobia - fear of needles or injections. So much of our suffering—as individuals and as a society—is caused by fear in fact, according to buddhism, fear is at the very root of ego and samsara.
From my own experience as a church leader, i have found that the fear of man can often take root when i lack a personal sense of direction, vision and identity when we strive for affirmation from those around us we can so easily sacrifice our own goals in order to comply with the wishes or even agendas of others. There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love when we are afraid, we pull back from life when we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. I take a minimum amount of an anti-everything — kind of goes with the diagnosis but hey, it's minimal and anxiety, and fear for our families not realizing the roots are deep.
Fear should keep us alert and safe - like the beam from a lighthouse warning ships of submerged dangers but too much fear, like a super-beam of light blinding the ship's captain, can cause the loss of the very thing we feared losing. In this case, love, or at the very least a chance at it, is more important than fear a chance at happily ever after supersedes the reservations one might have. We have many fears-fear of terrorism, fear of death, fear of being separated from people we love, fear of losing control, fear of commitment, fear of failure, fear of rejection, fear of losing our job, the list is never-ending. Fear is an emotion that drives addiction and also stops you from being happy in recovery overcoming fear is one of the biggest challenges for people with the disease of addiction, and you have to learn how to do it fear is a natural emotion in all of us, and we feel fear so that we can protect. One of the primary themes in love addiction is the fear of abandonment the feeling of loss that accompanies the end of a significant relationship is painful for most people however, healthy adults are able to recognize that loss is a normal part of life.
And that's what this lesson is all about: how to recognise, deal with and get rid of the deadly root known as bitterness, so that you may freely love and serve the lord and others unhindered by this destructive device of the devil--that we may lay aside every weight and the sin which doth so easily beset us--heb12:1. There is no fear in love: true love has no room for fear fear is a natural response to danger that quickens the mind's efforts to anticipate and avoid potential peril or problems however, stemming from the irrational part of the mind, it knows no logic and sometimes gets unhinged from its target. No matter the root causes of your perfectionism or your desire for it, know that it is a desire for love and acceptance and there is another path to get there maybe your family only showed you love and attention when you did everything right.
Pride pride was the first sin committedit was the sin of lucifer it was also the root of the original sin committed by adam and eve pride is the greatest of sins because it is the summit of self-love and is directly opposed to submission to god. Introduction augustine lived from 354-430 and was indisputably the most important theologian in the first millennium of the western church he shaped the western church's thinking on salvation, the church, baptism, sin, the trinity, the christian state, sex - in short, almost everything. My fear of abandonment is my issue to work on, but you can help while reassurance and understanding mean the world to me, ultimately this is something i need to work on myself to overcome no amount of reassurance and loving words will fix the root cause of my fear of abandonment, because i will always forget after a while and then need your.