SHINE SPECIAL: Reflections on pushing past fear and taking the plunge

SHINE … By the Spirit™ with Tonya M. Evans

July 10, 2012

© 2012 Tonya M. Evans [excerpt from]

“The scariest moment is always just before you start.” ~ Stephen King

The moment before you begin a seemingly overwhelming obstacle, take on a considerable challenge, or face a formidable foe is the scariest moment indeed. The one where all the “can’t”s, “shouldn’t”s and “what ifs” live.

The moment before the plunge is also the one pregnant with all your divine potential. All of the “possibly”s and “maybe”s that transform surviving into thriving! The energy of that moment is captured in the young girl’s face just before she dives into the deep end. A delightful mix of eager anticipation and nervous excitement. Those who embrace that moment know this intuitively:

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.” – Jack Canfield 

Read the full post “Push Past Fear, Take the Plunge! (7/9/2012)

EDITOR’S NOTE: has been on a short summer hiatus since July 1st. But regular posts will begin again shortly. Until then, please enjoy this special post and take this opportunity to review recent posts from our archives.

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