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It's a security issue

Posted by Simon Parke, 12 July 2021, 4.09pm

Sometimes, when we’re looking for security, we take ourselves to a prison.

It’s certainly secure, all bars and locks. But is it what we need?

We don’t always make the best choices when we feel insecure.

Perhaps we take ourselves into a relationship because we feel it will solve everything.

Or perhaps we adopt a set of beliefs that help us to feel we belong and that we’re right.

Maybe we scroll and scroll all day, scrolling down, scroll and click, because it distracts us from our selves.

Or maybe we start criticising others because it makes us feel better about ourselves.

Or perhaps we become a doormat for others, doing whatever we’re asked, so they’ll like us more.

As I say, we don’t always make the best choices when feeling insecure.

Until we wake up one morning and decide we’re paying too high a price: we’re not there any more.

The walk to freedom starts with a single step.

We’re not sure where we’re going…we just know we need to leave the prison.

And, as it turns out, this is all the guide we need: the energy to leave.

Help will arrive.


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