1Word Blog

  • Is courage really the absence of fear?

    One of the ways that the dictionary defines the word courage is “the absence of fear.” I am not buying that for a second. Why? Because the Bible says “do not fear” about 70 times depending on the version you read. That is enough evidence for me to conclude that there is a fear problem rampant in our world.
  • Courage: Taking the First Step

    Why is courage something that has been praised throughout all of history? I would argue that it is because someone not only saw what was, but saw what could be, AND took the first step towards that.