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Long term friends

“Every morning when I wake up, I dedicate myself to helping others to find peace of mind. Then, when I meet people, I think of them as long term friends; I don’t regard others as strangers.” Tenzin Gyatso, 14th Dalai … Continue reading

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Courage to climb your mountains

Manual for Climbing Mountains –by Paulo Coelho Choose the mountain you want to climb: don’t pay attention to what other people say, such as “that one’s more beautiful” or “this one’s easier”. You’ll be spending lots of energy and enthusiasm … Continue reading

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Love deeply

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.   Lao Tzu  – Chinese Taoist Philosopher (600 BC)

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Find Your Courage

Margie Werrell is an author, life coach, and speaker who focuses on helping others be more courageous in daily life.  I thought her 12 Everyday Acts of Courage were a great way to start putting more courage into my own … Continue reading

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Cookies of Courage

Is it possible to make a difference with a cookie? I have a story that will show you the power that baking can have when it’s combined with a mothers love and courage. Courage isn’t something you plan for. It’s … Continue reading

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On being yourself

“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else.” Judy Garland (1922-1969)- American actress

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Never go through life saying “I should have”

Everyday courage can be found in the small things in life– sticking up for a friend, standing up for your convictions, or taking the time to help someone in need.  Then there are the events that muster the courage of … Continue reading

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A Legacy of Courage

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.” Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929 – 1968) American clergyman, leader in the Civil Rights Movement

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Day 31: Strength versus Weakness

The following is the story of one 10-year-old boy who decided to study judo despite the fact that he had lost his left arm in a devastating car accident. The boy began lessons with an old Japanese judo master. The … Continue reading

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Day 2: look fear in the face

“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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