“Courage is not the absence of despair; it is, rather the capacity to move ahead in spite of despair.” —Rollo May
Some days we wake up to overwhelming feelings that things look bleak. We see loss and danger around us, and we fear for the future. That is when our character is most tested. That is when we are called to continue to just put one foot in front of the other. There is no need to solve all our problems right away or to change the world immediately. Courage isn’t necessarily a feeling of confidence that we can triumph over all odds. It’s knowing that we can move ahead one step at a time, and it’s taking positive action in the face of our fears. Each day we can do small things that are constructive. By these small things, we can place ourselves on the positive side of life’s equation. We can put our weight where we want to go. That is courage. Today, in the face of my despair, I will focus my efforts on the side of my hopes and values
I just wanted to share my morning devotions with you today, 345 days ago
Thanks for stopping by my Blog. I hope you continue to have fun with your wonderful G-Grandkids. I am also glad you are enjoying your retirement. I wish I lived closer to my Grandchildren, but that will be another perk of retirement. I have already joined the United Mileage program knowing I will be doing lots of coast to coast trips.