On Cowardice

It can run like a plague through our loved ones or our leaders, leaving tears of blood in its wake. Either on the battlefield or on the playground, Cowardice is an infection that needs to be cut out with a knife. I've watched men weep, hiding under plastic tables while bombarded with mortar fire. I've… Continue reading On Cowardice

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Before I begin, let me begin.

In recent years I have had many experiences. Some of those things have changed me. I have seen men weep when shown their own worth, children rally around celebrations of the recent dead and women trade in one set of shackles for another. I have learned great qualities of leadership, humility, gravity, prudence and tenacity… Continue reading Before I begin, let me begin.