Thriving Thursdays: Fear or Courage
Yeehaw! I’m back at the Tree-house again with Chris the Story Reading Ape, for another Thriving Thursday! This post is already live at his site. He has a lot of other great stuff too, so be sure to visit my favorite Ape.
I’ve been down with a nasty sinus-allergy thing. While I’m a long way from being 100%, I’m trying to climb back up into the saddle again.
I’m here to encourage you to thrive.
Today I’m not thinking about how daring the feat was. Nor am I wondering how dangerous the situation was. I’m not even considering what extraordinary valor may have been involved.
How brave is someone when they do something they don’t fear? Are they braver than the person who trembles in terror?
Fear can hold us back. But to overcome fear is to thrive. If you see a person, daunted by distress, who dives into the fray despite their dread — then you have witnessed courage.
Courage is being scared to death — and saddling up anyway… John Wayne
Due to a hectic workday, and to this relentless sinus/allergy problem I’m having, I’m closing comments here. Please click over to the Ape’s tree-house and say hello. I’ll drop by as I’m able. Click here.
Wishing you a thriving Thursday.
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