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Probably the most complicated questions about how to behave in my life revolve around other people’s children. I generally have compatible ethics with my friends, so I can manage teaching moments and reprimands without too much tension there. But my … Continue reading

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Courage Questions 2017

1. When is a time you have acted with bravery? How did you feel about it? 2. When have you acted with cowardice? How did you feel about it? 3. What courageous action best serves your community in this moment? … Continue reading

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Courage and Breaking the Rules

I broke a rule today and it got me thinking about what sorts of rules we break and why.

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Listening With Courage

A courageous question is one that asks, “Am I wrong?” or at least allows for that possibility. It is one that knows what you are going to say is hard. A courageous question takes a risk.

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3 Big Questions About Courage

1. What do you need to do to gain courage? 2. How do you embody courage? 3. What does bravery mean to you?

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Courage Blessing

There are many brave people and brave actions in the world. There are many different ways to be brave. This is for all the brave ones out there.

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Courage and Coming Out

I’m at a ritual, swaying to the drums. I’m fourteen and pleased to be included in the adult conversation about sexual politics. Marcella asks, “It’s not like theirs some magical feather that you choose to pick up. Who would choose … Continue reading

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3 Big Questions About Courage

As July kicks off, things are feeling very intense around here. This month, I want to talk (and hear) about courage. Here are some questions to get us all started. 1. What do you stand for? 2. How do you … Continue reading

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