A new approach
This year, I’m choosing a word each month to use as my theme/intention/guide post. When I originally thought of this idea, I thought: January would be a great time to focus on simplifying. Yeah, totally, dude. The January word is totally: simplicity. Rad.
But now that I’ve recovered from my surfer-dude speech impediment, I realize that’s not my word this month. In fact, Wednesday’s post about being scared and doing it anyway has inspired the word for this month.
And that word is… drumroll, please… Courage.
Courage! What makes a king out of a slave? Courage! What makes the flag on the mast to wave? Courage! What makes the elephant charge his tusk in the misty mist, or the dusky dusk? What makes the muskrat guard his musk? Courage! What makes the sphinx the seventh wonder? Courage! What makes the dawn come up like thunder? Courage! What makes the Hottentot so hot? What puts the “ape” in apricot? What have they got that I ain’t got? (~ The Cowardly Lion)
And just like the lion, we have all the courage we need already. So consider this your virtual Courage Medal.
“Read what my medal says: “Courage”. Ain’t it the truth? Ain’t it the truth? ” ~ The Lion
So that’s what you can expect from me this month: courage.
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