Courage is the ability to do something that frightens one. Courage permits one to face extreme dangers and difficulties without fear. Courage wins victories and passes obstacles. If you look back on the chart of consciousness, you can see that courage has a frequency 10 times higher than shame and twice as much as fear. We’re going up faster and stronger.

Courage gives us the power to strive and overcome fear. Courage means growing, fighting new battles, and expanding the comfort zone. Courage is believing any dream can become a reality; there is no easy goal, but I can do it.

Courage is a risk and I would like to share with you a wonderful poem written by William Arthur Ward called “To Risk…”:

“To laugh is to risk appearing a fool,
To weep is to risk appearing sentimental.

To reach out to another is to risk involvement,
To expose feelings is to risk exposing your true self.

To place your ideas and dreams before a crowd is to risk their loss.

To love is to risk not being loved in return,
To hope is to risk despair,
To try is to risk to fail.

But risks must be taken because the greatest hazard in life is to risk nothing.

The person who risks nothing does nothing, has nothing, is nothing.

He may avoid suffering and sorrow, but he cannot learn, feel, change, grow or live.

Chained by his servitude he is a slave who has forfeited all freedom.

Only a person who risks is free.”

I find this poem uplifting and powerful, and every time I read it reminds me that being courageous, taking risks means living with all my being.

“Courageous people are not people without fear. Courageous people are people that face the things they fear. There is no courage without fear” – Bob Proctor.

Having courage means admitting you are not where you want to be, but you have what you need to get where you want to be. Be strong and risk the next step; have the courage to move on. Have the courage to risk to succeed.

Thank you for reading.

Love and Peace!