In response to a Post-40 Bloggers writing prompt“Write about the most courageous thing you’ve done.”

My twin sister and I once went to an Anthony Robbins convention. We’d made it to the final day where he was convincing us to walk over hot coals. (Don’t.)

Not usually risk adverse, it was my twin sister, however, who stepped up to the plate when the time came. I teetered at the edge of proceedings. My thought, apropos of everything, was “What if this doesn’t work and my feet fry?”

So, saying “we” had been brave is a reach.

The other side of feet frying, my sister watched in surprise as I dithered in indecision (read: frozen solid in blind terror).

Then that ‘thing,’ which often pushed me to do the thing I think I cannot do, kicked in.

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