I'll be the first to confess, that most of my life's journey has been about finding and developing my courage. I've felt like a coward for most of my life, shying away from conflict, and presenting myself as a doormat in many situations. Fortunately, I'm here to tell you that courage can be learned. It's terrifying, but each time I go out of my comfort zone to speak up, stand up for myself or someone else, or toot my own horn when needed, I'm glad. The caveat is to lead all actions of courage with a heart of love. Ego and aggression have no place in a courageous act, but a pure heart of love is at the core of courage.
Since courage can be such a challenge for many of us, I want to celebrate several kinds of courage that happen every day.