Tag Archives: Courage

Brené Brown: Wild Heart Paradox(es)

Last month I happened upon Brené Brown’s Netflix special “The Call to Courage.” Inspired by her authentic sharing, I quickly found her Vulnerability TED talk on YouTube (the one filmed in Houston.) More inspiration wows. Then I delved into her … Continue reading

Posted in Bookshelf (BOOKS), Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

New Horizons (quickie quote!)

Not sure about you, but sometimes at the beach this redhead likes hanging out near the shore (no rough surf, easy to navigate waves, quicker dash back to sandy shore!) If we’re after new horizons, however, it might be time … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes, SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Snapshots & Whatnot: Courage (the creative kind!)

Visiting the Eastern Shore of Virginia (the state, not to be confused with blogger Virginia, the person) we popped up to see the charming town of Berlin, MD. The side of the information center was a huge mural, filled with … Continue reading

Posted in SNAPSHOTS & WHATNOTS | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

(overcoming) Disappointment Doldrums

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.”  Martin Luther King, Jr. Disappointment doldrums, at times we’ve all been there. Something we’ve hoped (worked hard for, dreamed of) doesn’t work out, crushing us like a door slammed in … Continue reading

Posted in Life (in general), Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Courage Grooves: Growing Beyond our Fears

“There comes a time in all of our lives when it’s time to take stock of what was, what is, and what can be. Don’t hold on to stuff that prevents you from becoming who you can be.”  Maria Shriver … Continue reading

Posted in Bookshelf (BOOKS), Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

Roses in the Rubble (How to Find…)

As June winds down blogger Virginia is getting ready for a celebration: Roses in the Rubble turns 8 on 30th June. Can’t believe it’s been 8 years of blogging! To honor the occasion, here is the original post (set up … Continue reading

Posted in Life (in general) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 32 Comments

Scattering Seeds (quickie quote!)

Quickie quote today also presents a challenge –  do we have courage to continue scattering seeds of hope even when the wind gets fierce? ”I must set my face to the wind & scatter my handful of seeds. It is … Continue reading

Posted in Quotes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments