“The Evil and Corroding Thread”
Fear touches every aspect of our lives. As the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous states, it is the evil and corroding thread, the fabric of our existence. In our 4th step we review our fears thoroughly and put them down on paper. It is only then that we can truly see for ourselves how fear has run our lives. We often relied on our own self reliance but that never got us very far and then fear set in as we realized we could not control everything. Now, when we trust and rely on God rather than ourselves, we have nothing to fear, as we are no longer in control. Surrender it all to Him, the fear, anxiety , worry, and let Him figure it out. When we have nothing to fear, anything is possible.