Fearless Actions in trust and humility

6 min readFeb 28, 2021

“Yes, humanity surges with uncontrolled passion, is tumultuous with ungoverned grief, is blown about by anxiety and doubt. Only the wise man, only he whose thoughts are controlled and purified, makes the winds and the storms of the soul obey him.” — James Allen


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Franco Cianflone (Winnipeg)

Don’t ask the how . . . just imagine

“Tempest-tossed souls, wherever you may be, under whatsoever conditions ye may live, know this-in the ocean of life the isles of Blessedness are smiling, and the sunny shore of your ideal awaits your coming. Keep your hands firmly upon the helm of thought.” — James Allen

What was intended to connect humanity in all corners of the globe has now disengaged people with hatred, disrespect, intolerance, and everything else that falls into this camp.

It is no surprise to anyone.

Professing honorable community standards and not adhering to them is simply lip service.

Stated corporate purpose?

“To give people the power to build community and bring the word closer together”

Ultimately lip service brings down the fakebook like Goliath.

What can you do?

The acronym is FAITH . . . Fearless actions in trust and humility.

Act fearlessly with trust and humility.

The quote above by James Allen was written 118 years ago and are truer today than ever.

Unprecedented times, unprecedented thinking, and unprecedented events spur the following.

Imagine what you could really do with your life. Imagine how fearless actions in trust and humility can create change that is nurturing and unstoppable.

It begins with one person at a time.

If you’re reading this right now, you know exactly where you are intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, physically and financially at this juncture in your life.

You may be at the crossroad of life contemplating whether to take the X in the road or the Y road that leads to new and different possibilities never before experienced.

XY Syndrome

The X represents where you are currently in all five areas of your life and the Y represents where you would like to be.

The red colored section prior to the fork represents a decisive moment.

If this resonates with you, consider this reflective opportunity to ponder the next three to five years of your most important journey; your life.

One of the least utilized intellectual factors today is imagination.

Not utilizing this incredible entity paves the way either for a life of existence or a life worth living.

Find a quiet place and answer the following questions while this arrangement of

Pure Imagination that I recorded plays in the background.


Some people will never take the time to do this however those that do, reap all the rewards that would otherwise evade them.

What is your purpose?

A clearly defined purpose fuels your passion, commitment, and determination to press onward regardless of present circumstances.

Why do you want this?

The motivating factor that lies behind this question is only intrinsically unveiled. If it is externally driven, it will eventually fade into the sunset.

How do you intend to manifest and bring this to fruition?

This is the most challenging question for some people.

If they don’t clearly have the how, they immediately get stuck in their tracks.

97% always ask, “How am I going to do this?”

Asking the how derails all possibilities that might exist.

Don’t ask the how!


Asking the how invites fear and all the what if questions.

Do not be deceived by the autocratic nature of how you are going to achieve your hearts desire, as this controlling force will crush any inspiration towards oblivion.

The universe has big eyes, big ears and laser focused attention what you ask for good, bad or indifferent every single day of your life. James Allen said it best.

“Keep your hands firmly upon the helm of thought. In the core of your soul reclines the commanding Master; He does but sleep; wake Him. Self-control is strength. Right thought is mastery. Calmness is power. Say unto your heart, “Peace. Be still.” — James Allen

At a time like this, it is crucial that our thoughts be quarantined with thoughts of faith, hope and love and not fear.

Fear is the most destructive force in the universe. Get rid of fear and replace it with faith, fearless actions in trust and humility.

The most deplorable word on the planet is this four-letter word fear. I could think of a lot of other four letter words but this one takes the cake.

This four-letter word steals your joy. It steals your dreams. It absolutely steals anything and everything that you ever wanted to accomplish on this earth and beyond.

It is responsible for conflicts, wars, poverty, lack and so many other maladies that have inflicted the human race.

You’re getting the picture?

I really don’t hate anything or anyone but this word is interesting to say the least.

This four-letter word rears its ugly head whenever there is change in our environment intellectually, emotionally, spiritually, physically and financially.

It is the five to seven alarm fire that triggers our lizard brain into action. Once our lizard brain is activated anything can happen.

Listen or read Serenity by James Allen in any format that you wish in order to crush fear from your life especially at this juncture.

If it resonates with you, make it a daily morning mantra.

Serenity by James Allen


Don’t ask the how . . . just imagine and act fearlessly with trust and humility.

The best is yet to come as present circumstances never count. May 2021 inspire you with renewed faith, hope and love.

Carpe momentum

Franco Cianflone


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