I was looking up some various definitions of this word, this powerful word Courage. I would like to share this with you.
Courage, also known as bravery, will, intrepidity, and fortitude, is the ability to confront fear, pain, risk/danger, uncertainty, or intimidation.
Physical courage is courage in the face of physical pain,hardship, or threat of death.
Moral courage is the ability to act rightly in the face of popular opposition, shame, scandal, or discouragement.
The Roman Catholics feel courage is referred to as Fortitude.
The Tao Te Ching states that courage is derived from love.
Virtuous pagan heroism or courage in this sense is "trusting in your own strength
Civil courage is the term is usually referred to when civilians stand up against something that is deemed unjust and evil, knowing that the consequences of their action might lead to their death, injury or some other form of significant harm.
I just thought that the entire piece of defining courage is so very interesting.
Tell me, How do YOU define courage?
Ron DiLauro Spine-Health System Administrator I am not a medical professional. I comment on personal experiences