Category: Courage

The Courage to Bloom

The flower is always the bud’s undoing. Let go then. Step into the river lean into the wind let the strength of the earth rise through you. Watch your fingertips burst into bloom. – Pavithra K. Mehta

Weekly Photo Challenge: Forward

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.  – C. S. Lewis

Do We Have the Courage to Step into the “New”?

We cannot discover new oceans unless we have the courage to lose sight of the shore. -Andre Gide

If You’ve Never Heard about Etty Hillesum . . . learn about her

You may not have heard about Etty Hillesum. If you haven’t, do a little research. Do you want to read an inspiring journal of courage, then read An Interrupted Life. A desire to kneel down sometimes pulses through my body, or rather it is… Continue Reading “If You’ve Never Heard about Etty Hillesum . . . learn about her”

God Grant Us Courage to Open the Difficult Doors

I came across the quote , below, by Thomas Merton and wondered how we can begin to learn to let go . . . to be open . . . to be willing to open those doors inside ourselves that seem the most impenetrable.… Continue Reading “God Grant Us Courage to Open the Difficult Doors”