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NO FEAR -- Pushing the Envelope | Writers In The Storm
By Laura Drake Here at WITS, we've discussed dealing with fear before - most notably, our Throwdown, which explored The Fear of Success, and The Fear of Never Succeeding. Today, I thought I'd share with you my latest goal - To Live Without Fear. Yeah, I know, it's ambitious, but you have to admit, it's a good thing to shoot for! Follow me here, and see if you're game to try it! Twenty-six years ago, when I met Alpha Dog, we spent a lot of time on his motorcycle. I hadn't ridden one before, and I found it exhilarating. And terrifying. The world rushed by, faster than I was able to take it in. As hard as I tried to capture the details, many flew past, unnoticed. But what if they were critical things? Essential things, keeping me safe? Trust me, you'll never feel as powerless as when you're perched on a motorcycle in L.A. traffic, clinging to the broad back in front of you, having no control over your fate. You realize how fragile your body is when you're surrounded by huge hunks of metal