Skywalker is a gifted storyteller, poet and artist whose insights on fear and loss speak to me on so many levels. Letting go of the need to seek validation from my captors has been a lifelong struggle for me. I encourage readers to visit the link to SACRED and participate in the community that Skywalker is building. Here is a link to Skywalker’s Facebook page: Sacred community. Peace and solidarity to all readers.
Originally posted on Skywalker Storyteller is Rigzenchomo:
Loss opens vistas/Attachment limits new movement/Freedom is empty
The word loss sends shivers down our spines. We are you afraid of losing our jobs, our spouse, our health, our good looks, our memory, our home, our children. And most of us harbor the unspoken fear of the ultimate loss – death?
How can loss lead to happiness?
Recognize when fear of loss controls our lives.
How many of us move through life motivated by Fear?
We enter unsatisfying relationships because we fear being alone.
We go to college because we fear disappointing our parents.
We take jobs we hate because we fear going into debt.
We wear the latest fashions because we fear being ridiculed.
At the base of all of these fears is one overriding fear, the fear of loss.
We fear the loss of a relationship.
We fear the loss of our parent’s approval.
We fear the…
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