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Daring Greatly: Enough

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Part 7 of an ongoing series of thoughts triggered (and inspired) by Brene Brown’s book, Daring Greatly.

Kamikaze

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Kamikaze is a Japanese word which literally means Divine Wind (Kami: Divine; Kaze: Wind). The word came into being during WWII. A group of Japanese pilots were trained to deliberately crash their explosive- laden planes on enemy camps, ships etc., knowing they will be killed. Since then, Kamikaze has evolved to to mean a character trait attributed to those who… Read more »

A Simple Rope Swing

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There was a rope swing on a tree. And there was a child. The swing was a pretty rudimentary affair- just like the simpler times which forms the story‚Äôs backdrop. Two parallel loops of ordinary, thick, jute rope tied on a thick limb of the tree. A rough wooden plank jammed between the loops, bridging them. Four grooves cut into… Read more »