Courage Over Fear

Some people are born brave; I wasn’t one of those. Every act of courage I have ever engaged in has been calculated and costly. In the end, I’ve always been glad that I chose courage over fear. The British dictionary defines courage as “the power or quality of dealing with or facing danger, fear, pain,…

Courageous Living

Lately, I’ve been thinking about the kind of courage it takes to fully live. It took courage to go on this 2-month cross-country, poetry-reading, picture-taking, journey-blogging road trip I just embarked on. And this wasn’t even in my plans for 2013. When I was 17, I had my life planned out until my 25th birthday….