Tag: courage

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Programming to Bring You: A Call to Adventure

We Interrupt Your Regularly Scheduled Programming to Bring You: A Call to Adventure

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff Writer Waking Times “Danger: real probability of the awakening of terror and dread, from which there will be no turning back.” –Ernest Becker Caveat lector: reader beware! To be or not to be, is that not the essential question? Or maybe it’s: to become or not to become. Or perhaps Carl […]

The Mask of the Me-Christ: Harnessing Christ-like Courage in a Secular Age

The Mask of the Me-Christ: Harnessing Christ-like Courage in a Secular Age

Gary ‘Z’ McGee, Staff Writer Waking Times In Jung’s famous book The Red Book, he comes to a library inside a castle, looking for a place of sanctuary and reflection. When the librarian asks him to choose a book he names The Imitation of Christ by Thomas à Kempis. He debates with the librarian what it […]

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How Courageous We Are

How Courageous We Are

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times Almost forty years ago, when my second son was young, I started having dreams of an atomic bomb exploding. One time it was in a playground… another time I could see it in the distance. In every dream my son would be in my arms, my precious little baby, and […]

By September 23, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Eight Signs You May be Living a Courage-Based Lifestyle

Eight Signs You May be Living a Courage-Based Lifestyle

Z, Contributing Writer Waking Times  1. You are an advocate for changing fear, as opposed to fearing change By transforming fear into courage, you understand that power is merely a stopgap that must be expiated, lest it corrupt absolutely. For any action to count as courageous it must first come from an understanding that the […]

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20 Seconds of Insane Courage

20 Seconds of Insane Courage

Chris Bourne, Openhand Contributor Waking Times  Sometimes that’s what it takes When you look back on your life, the trials the tribulations, the challenges and opportunities, you’ll probably notice the really big occasions hung finely balanced on the feather edge of uncertainty. On one side is the abyss of some indescribable failure, and the other, […]

By September 29, 2012 2 Comments Read More →
A Tale of Faith, Courage and Healing

A Tale of Faith, Courage and Healing

Mike Molyneaux, Contributing Writer Waking Times  Many perplexing, horrible paradoxes in life eventually turn out for the best and make sense in retrospect if we don’t give up. Here is a parable that may give hope to people struggling in a sea of trouble. My son is a physically, mentally and emotionally strong and lovable young man […]

By September 27, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Transforming Militaristic Inertia Into Real-World Courage

Transforming Militaristic Inertia Into Real-World Courage

Z, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

For any action to count as courageous it must first come from an understanding that the current situation has changed so drastically that the requirements for courage must change along with it.

By March 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →