Perhaps to leave a dissatisfying job,
or an unhealthy relationship,
or to travel a road less travelled.
To live an work as an artist or an artisan or a craftsperson or a writer
is to live with courage.
To exhibit one's work (through display or publishing or speech)
is an act of courage
as one lays open one's most intimate being.
Elizabeth Gilbert is a woman of courage
... her words inspire me.