ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • “Courage is

    grace under pressure.”

    -Ernest Hemingway

  • “One man with courage

    is a majority.”

    -Thomas Jefferson

  • “Courage is fear

    that has said its prayers.”

    -Karle Wilson Baker

  • “Courage is the first of human virtues

    because it makes all others possible.”

    -Aristotle

  • “We need the courage to learn

    from our past and not live in it.”

    -Sharon Salzberg

  • “A ship in harbor is safe,

    but that is not what ships are built for.”

    -John Shedd

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Barbara Bonner started her professional life as an art historian, moving on to leadership positions in three New York City museums. She later served as Vice President of Bennington College and the Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. She now has her own consulting practice focused on helping non-profits transform their philanthropic support. Committed to a life in philanthropy, she has served on ten nonprofit boards and has started a fund to serve women with cancer in her region. Until recently, she served as board chair at the Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. A gardener, swimmer, avid reader and enthusiastic student of yoga, Eastern religions, and contemplative practice, Barbara lives in a converted barn in the beautiful Berkshire hills of western Massachusetts.

See website www.barbarabonner.org for complete information