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Courage Thorgood

 

Once upon a time, in my la-la-land of ignorant bliss where I most generally ignore the outside world, I received an email that was degrading, insulting, hurt my feelings and just made me plain old mad.

Ever receive one of those?

As I sat alternately pouting, fuming and sulking, pulling in the edges of my hole like a comforting cloak, I decided enough was enough. I needed to get up, get tough and get over it. But that is so much easier said than done.

I needed a little help.

So I envisioned a little kick-hiney, take-no-prisoners, warrior princess who resides deep inside me. And when I need a little help, I can call on her to get tough and help  me plow through my battles.

Hokey? Yes.

Cheesy? Quite possibly.

But it is fun to envision Courage Thorgood and all that she can help me do.

So the next time you are feeling a little battle-weary, find your inner warrior princess – or prince. And if someone will let you have a sword, even better!

Bravely treading forward,

Shanna

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