Monthly Archives: February 2014

Happy Valentines Day!

While I have been waxing on about Courage, there has been a lot of love in the air. A variety of Valentine’s events are winding up today. I have summarized them at the bottom of this post. They all end … Continue reading

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The Courage to say “I don’t know.”

It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to open your mouth and remove all doubt. The jury is out on who actually said this. It is often attributed to either Abraham Lincoln or Mark Twain … Continue reading

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The Courage to do what you must

This is my grandfather, Van Wesley Carper whom I loved dearly. He died on this day 45 years ago when I was six years old and I still miss him. Now that I am north of fifty I realize how … Continue reading

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Try, Anyway: Stories of Courage – Author, Liz Fountain

It is my pleasure to welcome fellow Champagne Book Group author Elizabeth Fountain to my blog today. Liz left a demanding job as a university administrator in Seattle to move to the small town of Ellensburg, Washington, and pursue her … Continue reading

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Courage to go on – Author Graeme Brown

Take a moment to calm yourself, to breathe and clear away the clutter from your busy day. Breathe in and out, and prepare yourself to go somewhere else, somewhere fantastic. I want you to imagine… You’re ten years old, and … Continue reading

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Love Struck Valentine’s Hop – The Courage to Ask

Welcome to the Love Struck Valentine’s Blog Hop The grand prize is a Kindle Paperwhite filled with 43 electronic books! For a chance at the grand-prize, be sure to enter here Love Struck Entry. I am also giving away a … Continue reading

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The Courage to Laugh at Yourself

I recently saw this poster on Facebook. It occurred to me that it takes courage to laugh at one’s self. Sometimes this is simply a matter of taking ourselves less seriously. We are all human, we all make mistakes. Being … Continue reading

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The Courage to Follow your Dreams

My friend Rhonda offered me this definition of courage. It speaks for itself. Ceci

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Courage has many faces – author Olga Godim

Please welcome my fellow Champagne Book Group author, Olga Godim. Olga is a freelance writer and journalist from Vancouver, Canada. Her articles appear regularly in local newspapers, but her passion is fantasy fiction. Her short stories have been published in … Continue reading

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The courage to open a door

Today’s story of courage comes from author, Mary Morgan. Her novel, Dragon Knight’s Sword, will be released soon by Wild Rose Press. I was 22 years old, never held a job except babysitting, and in a dark time in my … Continue reading

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