Unfamiliarity—One of Our Greatest Fears

Jonette Crowley, Center for Creative Consciousness

Comfort zone

It’s not monsters under the bed or even the fear of death that paralyzes us the most. It is our ever present, deeply rooted fear of the unfamiliar. We become racist because of this; isolationist because of this; stuck in our old ruts because of this.

Of course we argue that it is natural to be afraid of the unknown. But is it? Isn’t the unknown always the place of growth? Could we ever have given up crawling and learned to walk if the fear of the unknown is hardwired into us? Babies and toddlers actually test everything that is unfamiliar—usually by sticking it in their mouth.

Those of you who know me know that I seek out the unfamiliar; I push the limits. Yet that fear of the unfamiliar is always there in me and all of us. Here’s a small example that inspired me to write this Blog:

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Author: White Sage Woman

Rev. Tiffany White Sage Woman, RMT, is a Multi Dimensional Healer, Cosmic Heart Healer, Ascension Guide, Ordained Spiritual Inter-Denominational Minister, Divine Channel, Psychic Medium and Holistic Health Practitioner. Even though she is a natural born Healer, her personal experiences, continued exploration, training and certification in multiple Healing Modalities reflects that Healing is an on going process. She is the Owner of Goldylocks Temple of Healing, llc located in Groton, CT and has clients located all over the world. Goldylocks Productions is a subdivision of Goldylocks Temple of Healing, llc. Tiffany produces Radio and TV Shows for those in the Holistic Profession.

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