Being Brave: The Once Timid Tiger


by Christina Hubbard

What does being brave mean to you? In honor of her new devotional book Being Brave: A 40 Day Journey to the Life God Dreams for YouKelly Johnson invited me to share a poem. Before you read it though, let me say her book is one of the best on true courage, the kind which begins in humility, vulnerability, and Christlike love.

“T” for timid he circled

On my ski school badge

On days one through four.

So I was.


“You are shy,” they said

At church, school, places

Where cliché ruled minds.

So I hid.


“You’re ugly,” he yelled

From the bus window

As I ran wet-faced.

So I thought.

Read the rest at Kelly’s blog… 

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March 7, 2018