It can be scary, risky even
invigorating to open.
It can create tremendous anxiety.
Like standing on a bridge
waiting to do a bungee jump
But the waiting can drain you of all energy
The act of doing gives you more energy
Allow the fear to melt
instead become filled with hope and excitement
Fear of failure can be large
Expectations of perfection suffocating
They can cling like tenacious leeches
smothering your lungs and squeezing your heart.
feel the fear
and do it anyway…here I’ll hold your hand
let us jump