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Fear of what!?

I continue to be surprised how often my fear is not about taking a risk but rather about the moment before the risk is taken. My mind can deal with whatever is happening. I've been happy when I was succeeding and I've been happy even while failing. But the thing that really gets me is that moment BEFORE letting go. The moment after I take the leap I am fine. My mind creates the turmoil and fear to AVOID ONLY THE FIRST INSTANT of letting go. It’s like the moment before jumping into a pool in anticipation that the water will be cold. I know I’ll be fine once I’m in but it’s that tiny period of time right before I jump that nails me. Sometimes, just like at the pool, I don’t mind when someone pushes me in.

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