To have courage is not to be free of fear – It is to feel the fear & do it anyways. It is to see the fear with eyes that know it isn’t yours to hold. It is to know the fear intimately, and to smile, knowing that your Power is far greater.
Choosing a word of the year is something I recently adopted just last year. It's more meaningful to embrace a single word as opposed to 8 New Years resolutions you know will not be a priority come Jan 5th! At least that was my case.