Have you strength AND courage?

It takes strength to be certain,
It takes courage to have doubts.
It takes strength to fit in,
It takes courage to stand out.
It takes strength to share a friend’s pain,
It takes courage to feel your own pain.
It takes strength to hide your own pain,
It takes courage to show it and deal with it.
It takes strength to stand guard,
It takes courage to let down your guard.
It takes strength to conquer,
It takes courage to surrender.
It takes strength to endure abuse,
It takes courage to stop it.
It takes strength to stand alone,
It takes courage to lean on a friend.
It takes strength to love,
It takes courage to beloved.
It takes strength to survive,
It takes courage to live.

-source unknown, submitted by Scott Van H.

4 responses to “Have you strength AND courage?

  1. I’d never read that- very good!

  2. It takes courage to try to develop all of them….Thanks for sharing!

  3. not so little woman – : )buffalodickdy – glad you liked it : )nunu – It must indeed : )

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