Taking courage

Recently I participated in a Zoom meditation class where the teacher talked about courage. She offered a definition that I hadn’t heard before. “Cour,” she said, comes from the French word for “heart,” and our English word “courage” has evolved from the idea of “claiming one’s heart.”[1] Claiming one’s heart. I couldn’t find that definition in an online search. Instead, I found definitions like Merriam-Webster’s … Continue reading Taking courage