In the doing

Each time we face our fear, we gain strength, courage, and confidence in the doing.” – Theodore Roosevelt

We gain when we act.  Others gain too.  There is a power in our actions beyond ourselves when our actions are examples to others.

This weekend, my three-year-old son, born with spina bifida and named after President Theodore Roosevelt, rose to a challenge and raced in a kids dash using his Lofstrand crutches.

The local paper posted a picture of him being cheered on by the crowd.

My little Teddy gained confidence in the doing and spread confidence to the crowd by his example.

This week, as you debate whether or not to face a fear, consider not only what you’ll gain in the doing, but also what others will gain by watching your example.

Be bold. Act.

Spread strength, courage and confidence.

Drive your change.

Why not try?

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