01-01-2013

http://changethis.com/manifesto/show/100.01.IcarusDeception#disqus_thread

I started reading Seth Godin’s latest book today, The Icarus Deception.  Click on the link above to read some of the basic ideas.  I think it will be enough to prompt you to get the book.  

My thought for the day:  Courage

cour·age

 noun ??k??r-ij, ??k??-rij

Definition of COURAGE

: mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty

Examples of COURAGE

  1. She has the courage to support unpopular causes.
  2. It takes courage to stand up for your rights.
  3. Sometimes when I debate whether to risk my individuality or conform, the memory of my son’s picture brings mecourage. —Sue Monk Kidd, Reader’s Digest, August 1990

Origin of COURAGE

Middle English corage, from Anglo-French curage, from quer, coer heart, from Latin cor — more at heart

First Known Use: 14th century

Synonym Discussion of COURAGE

couragemettlespiritresolutiontenacity mean mental or moral strength to resist opposition, danger, or hardship.courage implies firmness of mind and will in the face of danger or extreme difficulty <the courage to support unpopular causes>mettle suggests an ingrained capacity for meeting strain or difficulty with fortitude and resilience<a challenge that will test your mettle>spirit also suggests a quality of temperament enabling one to hold one’s own or keep up one’s morale when opposed or threatened <her spirit was unbroken by failure>resolutionstresses firm determination to achieve one’s ends <theresolution of pioneer women>tenacity adds to resolutionimplications of stubborn persistence and unwillingness to admit defeat <held to their beliefs with great tenacity>.
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