On The Connection: Do we have to take fear at face value?

This week’s Connection blog is by Assistant District Manager, Melvyn Howe.

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Fear.

It’s a word that conjures up images of pounding hearts and legs turning to jelly.

Well, sometimes perhaps.

But usually it is far more insidious.

Whatever form it takes there certainly seems to be no shortage of it.

Fear of a faltering economy, uncomfortably high inflation, unemployment, crime, failing health, old age and, in some areas of the world, fear of war, famine and natural disasters.

Then there’s that unappetising family of fears about ourselves – I am not intelligent enough, good looking enough, tall enough, popular enough…

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Categories: Spirituality and Society

Author:Tony Lobl

I write and speak on spirituality from my perspective as a Christian Science practitioner. I am also an Associate Editor for the Christian Science periodicals. I studied at the University of Surrey earning a BSc Hons Degree in Modern Mathematics before the impact of spirituality on health caught my attention and re-shaped my career.

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