Courage takes so many forms in our adult life but as with most values, what is gathered and repeated in the formative years will most likely be who we become.
When I reflect on the times that I might have stumbled in life, these are the skills that got me to my feet again.
I am so blessed, that simply focussing on what is in my life is enough to make me smile out loud.
Most worryingly, I had chest pain that lasted for about two days.
Youngest became a statue, to the point that he physically jumped when the bugle broke the silence.
‘My friend at school said he rode his dad’s motorbike down the road one night. I don’t think that’s true’
They learn so much more from what we do, than what we say.
‘So how many people have to die for me to get a sister?’
I saw it happen in a tv show; it was awful; truly, truly awful.
Now I’ve done it, I can confirm that the reality is just as bad.
Finishing my coffee at my desk, I stare at my dual screens. I can’t concentrate. I take my glasses off and rub the bridge of my nose.