Courage

 
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What makes people unsatisfied
is that they accept lies.
 
If people had courage, and refused lies
and found out what they really felt and really meant
and acted on it,
 
They would distil the essential oil out of every experience
and like hazel-nuts in autumn, at last
be sweet and sound.
D. H Lawrence
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Stephen Evans Courage
19 November 2021
I have not read the essays - will have to look for those.
Rosy Cole Courage
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Truly, there's a lot in that :-) The notion is worth mining.
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