Courage is not the absence of fear. It is the awareness of deep fears within, the challenges and obstacles ahead, and the serious doubts around, then mustering the guts to press on. That is courage.
A drop falls to the ground, another on your palm. It’s quite strange that you are sweating. A clear sky, alright, but it’s the dead of night and cold, really cold. Wiping your forehead, you look over your shoulder to see all those years you’ve been trudging. It’s a cruel world out here, you think.