Tag: Courage

Wednesday of Hope – Quiet Courage

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, “I will try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

Wednesday of Hope – Take Heart

Courage comes from the French word, Coeur, which means “heart.” In order to travel from clinging to letting go, we have to “take heart.” The heart is the seat of the will.  This is the place God awakens,’ the place where the gentle uprooting… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Take Heart”

Wednesday of Hope – Courage to Fail

Success is not final, failure is not fatal; it is the courage to continue that counts. – Winston Churchill

Wednesday of Hope – Courage of the Fragile Blossom

Courage is not the towering oak that sees storms come and go; it is the fragile blossom that opens in the snow. – Alice Mackenzie Swaim

Wednesday of Hope – Courage without a Roar

Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the little voice at the end of the day saying “I’ll try again tomorrow.” – Mary Anne Radmacher

Waiting for God Takes Courage

Thursday’s Responsorial Psalm is from Psalm 27 “I believe that I shall see the bounty of God in the land of the living. Wait for the God with courage; be stouthearted, and wait for God.” How right it is to say that waiting for… Continue Reading “Waiting for God Takes Courage”

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”