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Posts tagged 'courage'

Write like you’re clinging to the edge of a cliff…

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Write like you’re a goddamn death row inmate and the governor is out of the country and there’s no chance for a pardon. Write like you’re clinging to the edge of a cliff, white knuckles, on your last breath, and you’ve got just one last thing to say, like you’re a bird flying over us […]

Is it time to recalibrate your compass?

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

There’s a lot of talk, in personal development and activist circles, about finding your purpose. I’m wary of that turn of phrase, with it’s implication that ‘purpose’ is both singular and fixed. I think of it more as ‘living a purposeful life’, or – as my friend Tara puts it ‘recognising your callings‘, plural. Julia Butterfly Hill calls […]

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Monday, February 13th, 2012

Pre-order Marianne Elliott’s new book Zen Under Fire and get the 30 Days of Courage course free.

What courage looks like on an ordinary day

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

People think I’m brave because I lived in Afghanistan and the Gaza Strip. I am brave. Superhero brave, like anyone living life honestly. But this is what courage really looks like, on an ordinary day.

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