Posts Tagged ‘Courage’

The Year of Courage

Copyright: crazymedia / 123RF Stock Photo Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage. ―Anais Nin Years ago I gave up New Year’s Resolutions, because they always fell apart for me by March! Now instead I choose a theme each year – something I want to ponder, practice, and live into. 2016 was the […]

How Parenthood Gave Me The Courage To Face A Lifelong Fear

I have been terrified of roller coasters for most of my life. It all started when I was 5 years old. My parents took my older sister and me to our very first amusement park. We were thrilled! Every single ride was geared toward the under-10 crowd. There was nothing to be afraid of. That […]

“Take Courage, O Jerusalem…”

“Take Courage, O Jerusalem…”

“Take Courage, O Jerusalem…”

“Take Courage, O Jerusalem…”

20 Seconds of Insane Courage

“Sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage and I promise you something great will come of it.” I didn’t see Matt Damon’s movie, I Bought a Zoo, but I saw the tagline above and latched onto it. I think there is truth to it. As I’ve aged, I have more fear than […]

Having the Courage to Live a Truly Audacious Life

Audacious, as defined in the dictionary, means “showing the willingness to take surprisingly bold risks”. I’d say that pretty much sums up my life these days. But, I wasn’t always so bold, or willing, to do such audacious things. I played life “safe” for many years. I’m sure you know the drill: Living daily life […]

Courage to Be First

Courage to Be First This book is more than the story of a small, rural Oregon hospital’s successful attempt to profoundly change for the better the way patients, their families and friends, staff and employees experience healthcare. It is the account of an extraordinary effort that led to a remarkable transformation of an entire organization, […]

Paulo Coelho on Why Courage Is the Most Important Spiritual Quality – Super Soul Sunday – OWN

Tune in for the first of Oprah’s two-part interview with Paulo Coelho on Sunday, September 7, at 11 a.m. ET/PT. You can also watch our worldwide simulcast on or SUBSCRIBE: According to Paulo Coelho, best-selling author of the global phenomenon The Alchemist, there’s one spiritual quality that stands above the rest. Find […]

The First Lady Honors International Women of Courage

First Lady Michelle Obama speaks at the Department of State to honor recipients of the Secretary of State’s International Women of Courage Award. The award annually recognizes women around the globe who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for peace, justice, human rights, gender equality, and women’s empowerment, often at great personal risk. […]