Go Forward With Courage

When you are in doubt, be still, and wait;
when doubt no longer exists for you, then go forward with courage.
So long as mists envelop you, be still;
be still until the sunlight pours through and dispels the mists
— as it surely will.
Then act with courage.

Ponca Chief White Eagle (1800’s to 1914)

Featured 9/20/2010

Featured 8/12/2010

“Use what talents you have.
The woods would be silent
if no bird sang
except those that sang best.”
Michael Michalko

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Comments

  • phil decocco
    phil decoccoabout 4 years ago

    kate
    terrific portrait of this man. Love his almost insouciant gaze.
    phil

  • Thank you, Phil, I really appreciate your visit and comment.

    – Kate Purdy

  • Rosemaree
    Rosemareeabout 4 years ago

    Kate this is a very powerful image and the words of White Eagle just make it so much more so. Well done.

  • Hi Rosemaree, I was so happy to find those words; the words really put it all together for me, glad you get it!

    – Kate Purdy

  • Rhoufi
    Rhoufiabout 4 years ago

    Wonderful, reflective expression and well matched with the words.

  • Hi, thanks for your wonderful comment, the words seemed right…

    – Kate Purdy

  • John44
    John44about 4 years ago

    Kate.. Super, very direct and powerfull face!
    John

  • Thank you, John, he was quite tall and was an imposing figure all around, very dignified. Glad you can see that in his face.
    Kate

    – Kate Purdy

  • Mandolin
    Mandolinabout 4 years ago
    Manhood at it’s best. Insightful shot.
  • TeresaB
    TeresaBabout 4 years ago

    August 12, 2010

  • I love this group and am truly honored to be featured…thank you very much, Teresa!
    Kate

    – Kate Purdy

  • Dawn B Davies-McIninch
    Dawn B Davies-...about 4 years ago

  • Thank you for the honor of featuring this portrait in this awesome group, the Spirit of the Native American. You truly help support my personal journey to create awareness. Thank you!!!!!!!!! Kate

    – Kate Purdy

  • Dawnsky2
    Dawnsky2about 4 years ago

    Congratulations on your feature, great image :)

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