a down to the bone truth, allegraxoxo
That is a deep question Kj...What kind of important thing are we talking about?there are a lot of things I have done that were brave, and important, to me.Maybe they were important to my family and to society as well.On a different level the running into a burning building kind of brave I don't know that I can answer what it would take, I guess I would need to have an actual chance of success. Like I said a deep question...Are you being confronted with one of these situations?Wander xxox
we each decides what's important, right, chris?i'll bet anything you'd run into a burning building for you kids, even with a zero chance of success. ♥kj
Without a thought, or regret!
To feel in my heart that something was so wrong that I could no longer tolerate it and still like myself if I didn't at least try to change it. When your children are in "danger", it is easy to be brave and fight for them. I find it much harder to fight for myself.
hello anonymous, i understand your comment totally. it hard to know what's right and wrong sometimes. but to follow the compass of your heart takes couragethanks for stopping by.
Important to whom? To myself or the world? I have been very brave and I have been a coward. My answer would be that I am brave if it is important enough to me to be so.Often I have been a coward when it comes to speaking up for myself, but that happens less and less.xoxo
annie, i can't answer that. i guess we each determine that for ourselves. i have been both too, annie xoxo
I'm thinking there are many times when "hindsight's 20/20".And I'm also guessing if anyone messed with my little guy in word or deed that was harmful to him, I'd have no problem being a very brave warrior.Very brave.Is this the kind of bravery you mean?
helLo babs xoxo, yup. i guess i do mean this. it wasn't in my head when i put forth this question but i like you i would stand in front of a moving train for my familyxoxo
Babs, revision:Actually, yes. That is the kind of brevity I meantXoxo
Is it utterly wrong that my immediate association is hearing Owl's (of Winnie the Pooh) voice saying, "Be brave little Piglet." I actually think this whenever I am trying to summon up courage.
Ha cs! I will think of this too!xoxo
This might sound like a cop out, but I think it is very, very brave to decide to be happy.I spent a lot of my life being cynical, daring the world to live up to my expectations and then rolling my eyes when, of course, it didn't. Luckily life kicked my ass into shape and I realized that happiness wasn't owed to me, I had to go out and get it. And I realized I was much too cowardly most of the time to declare happiness, scared of what bad luck might befall me or what peg I might be knocked down to if I got too cocky. Or if I became grateful for what I already had, that would mean I was settling into a life less examined.So here I am, telling you, with all my heart, despite (and because of) all the crap that the world heaps upon us - that is a very, very brave thing indeed to decide to be happy, and grateful.
What incredibly wise words. I thank you for the reminder, Tracy. I can and do get myself mired in problems large and small. Be brave..... Yes..... OkayLovekj
I wish I were brave enough to say 'NO' sometimes, simply to say 'NO!'
Practice joss, practice:-)xoxo
Oh my, I wrote this wonderfully thought out response last night and when I went to post it I had been timed out :(I didn't know Blogger did that.So if I may, let me ditto the answer from Phoenix. I love what she said. And when I have time to come back and form my own words, I will.You know I will.xoLo♥
Hello lo, isn't this back and forth reply change nice? Awww lo, you know I would have loved your comment. Remember Janis Joplin?"freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose"I'm thinking.....Xoxoxo x 10000000000