It takes courage to stay committed to changing our familiar habits.
It takes courage to be a friend to one who is having a tough time.
It takes courage to realize the group vision is no longer one we share,
And there is a time to let it go even when others disapprove.
It takes courage to persevere without attachment to the outcome we’d prefer.
It takes courage to find that balance between self-care and being engaged in community
It takes courage to pause, take time-out to decide “Is this a good choice at this time in my life?” or do I need to say no, and let others take on this project.
If we focus on our doubts and fears, we may not take a risk where courage and awareness are required.
It takes courage to stand up for peace, for justice, for an unfolding sense of urgency that
means taking an unpopular stand. It takes courage to be true to ourselves in a culture
that bombards us with messages to conform, or stay silent.
It takes courage to walk the path chosen by few, and be willing to stand alone if need be.
If we’ve had many setbacks, it takes courage to trust life is good, despite the difficult times we all encounter along the way.
It takes courage to be vulnerable, to trust there are times to retreat to find our center again.
It takes courage to get up each morning with a smile on our face, and welcome the new day! It takes courage to write and share our thoughts and aspirations with others.
IT TAKES COURAGE to make a commitment to stand by a partner, as Jaime and Meagan are doing in getting married in 2015!