courageous writer

“If a writer is so cautious he never writes anything that cannot be criticized, he will never write anything that can be read. If  you want to help other people you have got to make up your mind to write things that some men will condemn.”

~ Thomas Merton

This is an alternative version of this morning’s post.

About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life 💛

30 comments on “* Be a Bold Writer

  1. You had me at that picture. I couldn’t even read the words….:)

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  2. Is his charger plugged into that laptop?

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  3. Oh my gosh…these comments are cracking me up! 🙂

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  4. Bold writers are never concerned with becoming the butt of someone’s joke.

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  5. this comment
    has been stripped
    down 🙂

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  6. Ha a good wake up call Val. We need this!! I did manage to read the words and I absolutely agree! Be authentic and bold! 🙂

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  7. Carol Ferenc

    This post is great and the comments are outstanding! Thanks for an awesome finish to the weekend, Val.

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  8. Apologies, I seem to have strayed into a private girls party!

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  9. Has anybody noticed, it’s an apple computer…

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  10. Pretty funny! 😀

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  11. Naked Men. Were you hijacked by The Enquirer?

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  12. I’m looking. And laughing so hard. That’s pretty bold, but condemning it…no.

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  13. Thomas Merton and the hunk on the sofa are an interesting combo. Bold writing, indeed!

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  14. It takes courage, but yes, we have to do it. Interesting photo 🙂

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