Internal scripts and conversations we have with ourselves can influence our beliefs into something that isn’t true.
A great friend, Dennis, says things only become sayings or cliches if they are true.
You cannot be a prophet in your hometown.
It is not the world that frightens him. It’s his friends.
Like most, he has held back on his dreams his entire life because of the negative scripts, even though he could easily be mistaken for being bold and inspired.
It’s killing him because he struggles to overcome what should be easy to overcome:
He will figure it out, but probably not today.
It really comes down to this mini-epiphany:
Is it fear or humility holding him back?
Maybe it’s the fear of not appearing humble.