Tag: courage

The Courage to Be Playful

As you’ve probably noticed, this month’s theme has been courage. One of the origins of the word courage is the Old French “cuer,” meaning “heart.” We have marked February by opening our hearts to love and history, and by asking our hearts to take small difficult steps…

Finding the Courage to Start

This month’s theme is “small courageous conversations” because fear, and not hate, is the opposite of love. Courage is often described not as an absence of fear, but as the ability to act in the face of fear. The science of courage tells us that we…

If Fear Is the Opposite of Love

When I was younger I learned that hot was the opposite of cold, fast was the opposite of slow, and hate was the opposite of love. However, over time, I have come to believe the words of Julia Cameron of The Artist’s Way: that fear, and…