ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • “The secret of happiness is freedom, and

    the secret of freedom is courage.”

    -Thucididys

  • “Courage is fear

    that has said its prayers.”

    -Karle Wilson Baker

  • “The opposite of courage is not cowardice. It is

    conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.”

    -Jim Hightower

  • “Don't underestimate the importance you have - history

    has shown us that courage can be contagious.”

    -Michelle Obama

  • “We must let go of the life we’ve planned

    so as to have the life that is waiting for us.”

    -Joseph Campbell

  • “Courage is being scared to death

    and saddling up anyway.”

    -John Wayne

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