I love this affirmation because it speaks about not just fear but the nature of understanding. Our minds are like great flashlights and the power of our awareness is like shining them on any given topic to illuminate it with the entire power of our consciousness. Looking deeply is a powerful thing, a skill we can use for bad or for good in any area of our lives. It is a skill we use unconsciously (worry) and one we can use consciously (meditation) and both have the power to shape our lives (Universal Law of Attraction).
In the case of fear, we can use our powerful awareness to support its power over us, choosing to be aware of the repercussions of fear, or we can shine our awareness on the root of fear and see that it goes deeper than the mental formation called “fear” that stems from limiting beliefs and ego-driven habits. Understanding the root of our fear shows us our strengths and weaknesses and transports us to a new level of growth through the process of initiation.
Be grateful for your fears, for they are truly your greatest gifts. Be sure to treat them as such! ♥