The ability to do something that frightens one.
Courageous behavior or character.
Not deterred by danger or pain.
Synonyms Include: fearless; unafraid; heroic.
When did we decide that being a hero had to lack fear? How do you know the greatest heroes were not afraid?
Courage is not something we lack if we’re afraid; rather it’s something we gain from overcoming fears. That nervous feeling we get when we step out of our comfort zones, is human. Don’t feed the fear, and shrink back. Be bold, overcome your fear.
What is courage? ….
Courage is standing up for what you believe, even when the odds are against you. Courage is your voice; find it, and speak. Courage is facing your greatest fears head on, and not running. Courage is being tired of settling for less, and reaching for your dreams; even among the impossible. Courage is being true to yourself; reflecting who you are, even when you’re scared.
Stand! Stay grounded; don’t waiver. It may seem hopeless but this is how heroes are born.