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Cultivating Courage

April 26, 2016

cultivating courage
  You are born courageous. You came into this world with nothing and you trusted that you’d be taken care of, that you’d survive and be nurtured by those who brought you here. Maybe it didn’t happen exactly that way, but you didn’t know how it would turn out, you just came sliding down that birth canal into the unknown. What you've learn over the years is to be cautious, to watch your back, and to distrust what the world lays out before you. Now, don’t get me wrong, a certain amount of healthy caution is necessary to live beyond the age of five. You need to know what that a hot stove can burn your hand and a rushing train will run you over. What you don’t need to know is that if you take a risk, if[...]

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