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February 13, 2018

The Real Badge of Courage

“Courage is the power to let go of the familiar.”

(Raymond Lindquist)


We people are funny. We usually know what we need to do long before we actually do it. It takes a while to muster up our courage and talk ourselves into taking action; there’s something very scary about letting go of what we know, even if it’s making us unhappy.


Most of us choose unhappy over uncomfortable.


If you want to make positive changes in your life, you must let go of old patterns of behavior. It will be scary at first, and you might feel like you’re in a sort of free fall. But, before you know it, you’ll see that the rope you were hanging onto wasn’t as secure as you imagined. And then you’ll be able to experience a lightness you didn’t know existed.


Peace begins with pause,



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