A very dear friend of mine gave me a copy of this poem.
Faith vs. Fear
By Sean Key, National Director of Sales Development, Mary Kay Cosmetics
A faithful person believes that the best is yet to come.
A fearful person believes the best has already come and gone.
A faithful person seeks opportunity.
A fearful person seeks security.
A faithful person wants to be pushed.
A fearful person wants to be protected
A faithful person thinks all things are possible.
A fearful person thinks that very little is possible.
A faithful person accepts the help of others.
A fearful person is afraid to let others in.
A faithful person has achieved the victory in her head and heart before she tries.
A fearful person makes up her mind that it won’t work and never tries.
A faithful person recovers quickly from a crisis.
A fearful person finds ways to exist in a crisis.
A faithful person recounts her victories.
A fearful person recounts her failures.
A faithful person believes that she can’t win if she doesn’t try.
A fearful person believes that she can’t fail if she doesn’t try.
A faithful person relies on God.
A fearful person relies on herself.
I find myself on the “Fear” side many times. This poem helped me identify my weaknesses. I am working on making a 180 degree turn to the “Faith” side.