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Strength Through Experience

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes … Continue reading

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The Nature of Courage

“Courage isn’t a matter of not being frightened, you know. It’s being afraid and doing what you have to do anyway.” ~ The Third Doctor, as written by Terry Nation Nothing new in this piece of wisdom–that’s the thing with … Continue reading

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The Opposite of Courage

“Permanence, perseverance and persistence in spite of all obstacles, discouragements, and impossibilities: It is this, that in all things distinguishes the strong soul from the weak.” ~ Thomas Carlyle Discourage. Odd word. Dis-courage. Dis-, a Latin prefix meaning apart, asunder. … Continue reading

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The Courage of the Every Day

“Courage is doing what you’re afraid to do.  There can be no courage unless you’re scared.”  ~Edward Rickenbacker Every day I am amazed by the simple acts of courage I see all around me. Students entering a classroom for the … Continue reading

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