Courage Is

Originally posted on The Chatter Blog:

I know these people.

And every day takes some courage from some people.  Maybe moments.  Maybe hours.  Maybe forever.

I wouldn’t for a minute underestimate the courage it takes to get through life.

These people, I admire.

Courage is the young father and husband who is terrified he can’t provide for his little family.   Who gets up and goes to work each day.  And fears the powers above him that could take away the small security of having this job.  This job that is not all he can do.  But all he can get right now.  He knows he can do more.  And plans on it.

There’s courage in the dark of night for the aging widow who never spent a night alone in eighty years of life.  And now she sits every night without the comfort and security of the familiar face.  The familiar face that shared joys…

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. ChgoJohn
    Mar 10, 2014 @ 03:30:13

    Thanks, Chris, for finding and sharing that thoughtful post.

    Reply

  2. Chatter Master
    Mar 07, 2014 @ 23:03:54

    :) Oh you guys! Thank you. So much.

    Reply

  3. Let's CUT the Crap!
    Mar 07, 2014 @ 20:09:40

    Isn’t Colleen a dear?

    Reply

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