And Moses, afraid, pleaded, Please, O Lord I have never been a man of words... I am slow of speech and slow of tongue. And God simply said, Who gives man speech? What makes him dumb or deaf, seeing or blind? Is it not I, the Lord?
It takes courage to face your darker side, and faith to do something about it. It's a natural progression to go from the decision to eliminate what enslaves you, to arrive at the point where you're actually ready to do something about it. God is with you along the way. You can't fail. Be strong, be brave, have courage.
"Such is the ironic fact of human nature: we protect our deficiencies and hide our inadequacies. But perhaps it should be the opposite. Perhaps we should protect our gifts, cherishing the good within us and reveal our doubts, asking for help and support. That would take courage." ~Omer: A Counting