Life is what you make of it, it is for the brave of heart, for those who are willing to venture out. It is for those who hold onto to what they believe and persevere. Even the Bible tells us that God has not given us the spirit of fear, but of power. Only if we believe.
Be not afraid of life. Believe that life is worth living, and your belief will help create the fact. – William James – American Philosopher
We are the creators of our destiny, for better or worse…
Bravery and courage versus fear and cowardice. These qualities are inward attributes that are outwardly revealed by how we respond to the circumstances of life. And the type of person you are is determined by the spirit you carry.
A coward is much more exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit. – Bible or Not?
One would think that a coward would be much less exposed to quarrels than a man of spirit, thinking that a coward would avoid confrontation at all costs. But this quote is about exposure more than engagement, saying that the coward is more exposed, meaning that they are more likely to find themselves in situations that could lead to quarrel. If we blow with the wind, no wonder we may get caught up in a hurricane…
Everything leads to something. That’s the nature of both the good and the bad. Good habits lead to more good habits, bad habits lead to more bad habits. Kind of like the idea that whatever a man sows, that he will reap. And that’s the nature of today’s quote.
“Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.” – Yoda, Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace, 1999
I make the case that this is totally Biblical. Do you agree or have I gone off the deep end?
FEAR → ANGER → HATE → SUFFERING