Sometimes Living Is Heroic

You once told me

You wanted to die a hero.

I have a better idea

How about living like one.


To be a hero

You must



To Be A Hero


It's A Start

It’s a start.

To stand on wobbly legs

That fear life unknown.




To face living.


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30 thoughts on “Sometimes Living Is Heroic

  1. Murph says:


  2. Aishwarya says:

    This is absolutely amazing!!! Several of us spend their lives chasing goals… While I feel that living itself is a big thing. I dream… But I don’t die if they don’t realize! I get up and walk again… Just when my spirits were low you put up this beautiful post! 🙂

  3. reocochran says:

    Wonderful and powerful message. Straight to the point with meaning. I liked this idea of living as well as taking a stand.

  4. Paul says:

    Yeah, regardless of how hard it is, my motto has always been – “Just Show UP'”. Once you do that, the rest is easier.

  5. cindy knoke says:

    So freaking brilliant, wish I wrote it/

  6. This is wonderful, Colleen!

  7. duncanr says:

    you have a wonderful ability to convey deep emotions and concepts with just a few well-chosen words

    (and a few stick figures) 😆

  8. ksbeth says:

    yes, wonderful and true, colleen –

  9. this is so so profound! That is all I can say! xx

  10. Facing life every day, consciously facing it, is the most heroic act there is.

  11. Debra says:

    Wow! Wobbly legs and all…it’s a start! This is so perfect, Colleen.

  12. niaaeryn says:

    So very true 🙂

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