Posts Tagged ‘heroism’

The Gift of Vulnerability

In a domination culture, which is the culture we live in, vulnerabilities are regarded only as a weakness and something to deny and avoid. No wonder, because exposing a vulnerability¬† in a domination-based society is an¬†opportunity to exploit and diminish someone in order to elevate yourself. Consequently, a lot of people end up disconnecting and […]

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Be courageously vulnerable

Courage is often associated with the heroes journey–taking enormous physical risks, running into burning houses, slaying the enemy. And indeed, these are courageous acts. But there is a courage that is not as visible. In her book The Chalice and the Blade, Riane Eisler speaks about a different kind of courage:¬† “the courage to risk […]

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