Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage. —Anaïs Nin

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Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage.


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Cheri from AZ AUGUST 2, 2017
Bravery is a gift we give ourselves.

Chris from San Diego, CA NOVEMBER 16, 2016
I agree (and need to keep in in my when I find myself faltering)...

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