Category Archives: courage

Doubt and Fear

There are days we might question what we have to offer, or perhaps it is just that we do not realize that the capacity within us is far greater than we believe and as a result we question the extent … Continue reading

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Dare Greatly

Several years ago at a Colour Night celebration at the Composite High School I shared the extended quote, often titled as “Dare Greatly” from Teddy Roosevelt I include it below: “It is not the critic who counts, not the man … Continue reading

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At great price, stand for what you believe

Is there a price too great? Today a visitor to Washington, DC will easily walk down what is called the Mall, heading away from the Congress buildings past the Washington monument, the Whitehouse just off a block or two to … Continue reading

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“You are wrong, and always have been wrong”

Which is the more difficult?  To be wrong or to be wronged? Perhaps it is to come to the knowledge that you have been wrong and in that process understand the impact upon others as a result of your being … Continue reading

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This above all…

The setting or circumstance doesn’t really matter. When the time comes for us to venture out into the world be it that first day of kindergarten, as a teenager, a university student, an adult to work, as I said the … Continue reading

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My Dad…

The other night  (Dec 10, 2012) I had the chance to spend a few minutes with my wife and son on a skype call to my mother and father on his birthday.  It was their first skype at their house, … Continue reading

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Dare to be, Commit to be, Excellent

Excellence is attainable, there just isn’t any shortcuts. What is it about the concept of good enough that has become so acceptable when excellence or being exceptional is just over the horizon of average? It isn’t as though we don’t … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandela

Nelson Mandela…an example of courage and grace under pressure “There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one you are capable of living.”  Nelson Mandela What is it that … Continue reading

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Courage comes in all shades and colours

Courage is manifest in so many different ways. If we are willing to look around we can see honorable examples which can lift us in the observation to a higher place. Over the past 18 months or so it was … Continue reading

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