This week, I felt called to revisit this mandala that I created a number of years ago. The poem Courage to Fly flow forth after I drew the mandala. It is often the case that one creative outlet will lead to another. In this case, the mandala and the poem came through me as a way of supporting me in stepping forward with my dreams. I offer these words today to all of you who could use a little bit of courage to take a step in the direction your heart is calling you. May you have the…

Courage to Fly

From where does the courage come?
The message says to fly.

From where does the courage come?
Step out and spread your wings.

From where does the courage come?
I will catch you, lift you and make you soar on the wind.

From where does the courage come?
Trust that the desire inside of you is from me.
Trust.

From where does the courage come?
Your heart.
Your soul.
Your wings.

From where does the courage come?
The inner parts of your soul that remember and whisper:
‘This is your longing; for this you were made.’

From where does the courage come?
From that which is older than time;
That which put time into motion
and has brought you to this moment.

Courage has come.

~Kathy Roy~