So Angie Writes – Life's A Challenge, So Angie Writes!

So Angie Writes – Life's A Challenge, So Angie Writes!

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All of the posts under the "Courage" category.

Courage is a Practice

Maya Angelou quote on courage

Courage looks like my hand on my heart, while taking a step, and sharing my voice.

It is hard to walk in courage. I get tired of fighting, and just want to hide. I want fear to go away. But if I didn’t have fear, I suppose I wouldn’t be the fierce rockstar that I am.… Continue reading

Angie September 25, 2014 2 Comments Permalink

Showing Up- Relationship Intention

I’ve been pondering my relationships. Am I showing up? Am I sharing with those who share with me? Not really. It’s something I’m going to start trying, though. With the pattern being lopsided relationships causing exhaustion, then withdrawal, I have to turn to my own behavior. Is there a reason I don’t reach out when I really need help?… Continue reading

Angie September 9, 2014 6 Comments Permalink

Angie August 24, 2014 2 Comments Permalink


It’ll rouse me in the morning
From a night of toss-turn dreams
It’ll get me through the breakfast rush
Without popped apron strings
It’ll be the co-pilot on my drive
From the west side, east, then home
It’ll be my life’s protection
From a rib-caged heart of stone
Stitched in every seam!… Continue reading

Angie June 16, 2014 6 Comments Permalink

I Am

he·ro noun
a person, typically a man, who is admired or idealized for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities.

It’s a lovely day and my window is open. Afternoon winds blow my prism about and rainbows dance around me. I am sitting on my bed in my pink bathrobe, last night’s pajamas, and a wrist brace.… Continue reading

Angie March 27, 2014 10 Comments Permalink

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