This poem by Mark Nepo was my "Reflection for the Day." It seemed appropriate to share it --
The Thing About Fear
We try to avoid it, distract ourselves,
even put others in the way. Because it
makes what is necessary seem monumental.
It makes what is needed seem uncrossable.
Yet when we stumble over the line, or are
loved over the line, or, in our exhaustion,
fall beyond our pain, what we feared