Monday, September 25, 2017

Missing Lizards

I miss lizards. Never thought I would think that, having been petrified of them, like most Jamaican women for a good part of my life. Until I had children and decided that I would not pass that irrational fear to them. I miss seeing them skit around the house, big eyes peering as me as […]

Someone needs to do something

I am always amused when I hear someone say this. Sometimes they are staring at me, with the silent, but loud suggestion that I am the someone. Many of us feel pain at the injustices in our societies and desperately want things to change. But we stand on the sidelines waiting for “someone” to take action. I […]

How does one release fear?

How does one release fear? How do I release fear? Is it as simple as saying “I release fear”? Yes and No. I have tried saying “I release my fear of ….” over and over with little success. What I have discovered is that I have to go deeper. To truly release fear we must […]

What do you fear? There’s a name for it ……

October 14, 2009 by  
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I subscribe to Dictionary.com’s  “Word of the Day”.  Yesterday’s word fascinated me: triskaidekaphobia \tris-ky-dek-uh-FOH-bee-uh\, noun: Fear or a phobia concerning the number 13. I had never heard this word before, and couldn’t believe that this fear is so prevalent that there is a special word to describe it.  Intrigued by this idea, I googled “names […]