Several years back, my husband and I took our first long vacation in the entire history of our marriage. We chose Rome, one of the most historic places on Earth, where almost everything is beautiful, and romantic twilight strolls are a must.
Fear. It’s that ugly, dark thing that lives in the pit of your stomach. It grows and creeps upward at the very moment you need to be brave and put yourself out there, threatening to choke you and drown all your hard work.