things I’m scared of

drowning

being hit by an oncoming truck swerving out of its lane

failing

my son dying

my dad dying

giving everything i’ve got and still failing

death

giving everything i’ve got and failing people who i love and respect

the things i do that aren’t who i want to be

jesus

the way i act when i’m on the phone with my bank’s automated system with speech recognition

being misunderstood

loving people too little

being loved too much

knives

the sound my back makes sometimes

how much i care about appearances

being sappy

alcoholism

writing this list

confrontation

not facing what im scared of

what are you scared of?

11 thoughts on “things I’m scared of

  1. You!! Lol!! J/K

    Failing my wife

    Not taking my prayer life serious enough

    Not confessing sins that I’ve committed with a contrite enough heart.

    being vain

    not being charitable with fallen away Catholics

    Taking mass for granted

    Taking the Sacraments for granted

  2. failing.

    losing my dog.

    how much I like social media.

    public speaking.

    accidentally driving the wrong way on one-way streets.

    I-275.

    how I treat telemarketers and people who work in customer service.

    being stuck at the center of a flock of seagulls at the beach.

    looking for people in crowds.

    how little patience I have for people who aren’t computer literate.

    ever living far away from family.

    being disliked based on assumptions about what I’m like instead of because of what I’m actually like.

    solely meeting/liking guys who I discover I could never marry.

    never meeting a guy who’d want to marry me.

    …but also how ok I am so far with single life.

    parking on the street.

    pressing “post comment.”

  3. Loosing my job

    Being stuck at my job

    Not being able to find a new job

    My wide becoming pregnant again before we are ready.

    Pregnancy complications. Fetal death. The NICU. Maternal death. Birth defects.

    Getting “too close” to Jesus.

    That Ill

  4. Loosing my job

    Being stuck at my job

    Not being able to find a new job

    My wide becoming pregnant again before we are ready.

    Pregnancy complications. Fetal death. The NICU. Maternal death. Birth defects.

    Getting “too close” to Jesus.

    That I’ll never get over being afraid to get “too close” to Jesus.

    What other people think of me.

    The fact that I care to much about what other people think of me.

    The news way I treat customer service representatives.

    That someday my wifecwill finally realize that I’m not good enough for her.

    That my sons will think I’m a wimpy nerd.

    That my brother is never going to turn his life around.

    That my parents will be destitute and dependent on me.

    That I’m posting too many fears

  5. Too lazy to write a list 😌, but damn we’ve got a lot in common dude, it’s scary. Oh, and um just stumbled on this website and ReverbCulture.com. Keep up the good work and God Bless!

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