Fear weakens us

“Fear is an attitude that harms us, weakens us, diminishes us, even paralyzes us.” It is such that “a person in fear does nothing, doesn’t know what to do: is fearful, frightened, focused on herself so that something harmful or bad won’t happen to her.” Thus, “fear leads to selfish egocentrism and paralyzes.”—Pope Francis

Reflection:
Do you agree that fear weakens and even paralyzes us? What can we do to turn away from an attitude of fear?

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Fear weakens us

Tuesday, May 24, 2022
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