The Fear

“When a slave cannot be whipped he is more than half free. He has a domain as broad as his own manly heart to defend and he is really a ‘power on earth.'”

Douglass, Frederick

My Bondage and My Freedom

What if you no longer submitted to the threat of getting fired? Or you could ignore criticism? Or if you knew you’d be alright if you got dumped? Or if you finally realized that life was going to work itself out so long as you kept your head about you? What if you lost the fear?

That’s a different kind of freedom. I am starting to think that it makes you better at all those things

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