Kindness Requires Courage: Part 2 of an Interview with Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert Posted on September 16, 2015 by Donna Cameron “It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” (Mark Twain) Last week I posted Part 1 of my interview with Sandra Ford Walston, who is internationally known
My yoga teacher lovingly preached that the habitual response, “I am so busy!” has become our culture’s new mantra. We continue to work very hard trying to fill up every moment of doing without stopping, and in that whirlwind, probably sold our soul (again!)? Call it what you want, but we all know the feeling.
Courage and Kindness: Is There a Connection? Interview with Sandra Ford Walston, September 16, 2015 Part 1 Donna Cameron, kindness expert and blog writer A Year of Living Kindly interviews Sandra Ford Walston, The Courage Expert. Donna, YOLK: As I’ve been exploring kindness this year, I’ve been struck many times by the fact that it often takes courage to
“What the people in the world actually want is the recognition of who they really are on the highest level, to see that the same Self radiates forth within everyone, heals their feeling of separation, and brings about a feeling of peace.” –David R. Hawkins, MD, Ph.D., “Along the Path to Enlightenment”
Traditionally, courage is viewed as withstanding danger or facing fear under perilous circumstances. Such acts as running into a burning building, pushing a pedestrian out of the way of a speeding car, tackling a robber in flight, or a soldier throwing himself on a grenade to save his squad are readily accepted instances of courage. But split-second heroism and