mybiggestfear

My Biggest Fear

My Biggest Fear

Originally published 2/25/2016

I. Hate. Snakes.  Like a lot.  I don’t care that they are often more afraid of me than I am of them (doubtful).  I just don’t like anything about them, from their scales to their beady eyes to the creepy way they slither along.  But this isn’t the fear that keeps me up at night.

My biggest fear in life is dying without making a meaningful contribution to the improvement of this world we live in.  I saw a quote years ago that had a profound impact on me (and I’m just now learning apparently it is only a Stella Artois ad):  I would rather die of thirst than drink from the cup of mediocrity.  I’ve taken this message to heart and used it as a guide...