Wisdom on Fear:

Once a man approached a master with the question:

“Master how can I rid myself of fear?”

The master replied with another question: “How can you hope to rid yourself of something that you so passionately cling to?”

The man was puzzled: “You mean I actually cling to my fears? I cannot agree to that.”

Master explained: “Consider what your fear protects you from and you will agree! And you will see your folly.”

After some thought man came back with a variation of his original question: “Master, if I resolve to face up to things and stop to protect myself thus ending the clinging, will the fear go away then”

Master smiled before stating it thus: “Fear is the shadow of love. One cannot leave without the other following it. So even by opening yourself up….,

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