(PRWEB) July 21, 2005
London, England (PRWEB) July 21, 2005 Â "We are resolved not to live in fear of terrorists," declares Akeem Shomade, author of "The Fear Factor. "We are to exercise self-control and be alert. resisting this real enemy by standing firm in faith."
His message resonates even as London saw a second attack today.
On July 7, as Shomade dropped his son off at school, he heard word of some sort of explosion in the London Underground. He had no idea the extent of the bombing, encompassing three tube stations and a double-decker bus.
"Little did I know that it was a barbaric multiple terrorist attack, designed to kill and cause maximum terror to our city," Shomade said. "Many people in my locality were filled with anxiety and fear for the safety of their friends and loved ones mainly because we live in close proximity of the affected areas Â Kings Cross, Moorgate, Liverpool St and Aldgate East."
The noted author and commentator saw one silver lining in the chaotic events of the day.
"I am now fully convinced that friends and families really care for my family because calls were coming in from as far as the USA, Africa, and other parts of United Kingdom, as my loved ones wanted to ensure that my family was safe," he said.
Now, he's calling on all people in the United Kingdom to be self-controlled and alert, as came to his mind while reflecting on a passage from 1 Peter in the New Testament. That verse, Cast all your cares on Him because He cares for you. Be self-controlled and alert. Your enemy the devil prowls around like a roaring lion looking for someone to devour. Resist him, standing firm in the faith, because you know that your brothers the world are undergoing the same kind of sufferingsÂ 1 Peter 5:7-9 is the basis of his call.
Shomade is calling on his fellow citizens not to jump into conclusions or take the law into their hands by persecuting people who are innocent or who share the same race as the alleged perpetrators.
Shomade knows about ways to deal with worry, having authored a book called "The Fear Factor," which presents proactive, Bible-based techniques for overcoming fear. It's filled with wisdom, insight, and practical self-help solutions for taking back control of your life. For those interested in knowing more about how to recognise and overcome the fear factor in their lives or to help others, you may order your copy of The Fear Factor by Akeem Shomade Today from most online or regular bookstores worldwide or contact the author, who is prepared to liaise with you.
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