For the Tin Man it was a heart, for the Scarecrow a brain, and what the Cowardly Lion wished for was nerve. He wanted the courage to stand up for himself, for things he believed in. He wanted to be able to roar in the face of blustery bullies like the Wizard of Oz or the Wicked Witch of the West.
There are times these days when it can feel a little like we’re all Cowardly Lions, when roaring has unacceptable consequences. Continue reading