The first thing I thought of when I asked myself this question was that night when the tipi almost blew away, and my family and I hung on for dear life to keep our home from becoming a hot air balloon.
But then, I realized, that I didn’t have a choice that night. Our actions that night were based on desperation. And I think that courage involves a choice.
Courage is what you do when you have the choice to run, or the choice to face your fear.
Here’s the definition from Dictionary.com –