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What Does It Mean To Be Courageous

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What does it mean to be courageous? Merriam-Webster defines courage as; “mental or moral strength to venture, persevere, and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty.” This defines being courageous as being able to stand up to what frightens you. One year ago, I decided to move to Germany with my family. I knew absolutely no German; I had never even left the United States before. At first, I said no. I made excuses like; “I have college set up for me here,” “I have a lot going for me here,” etc. I was scared that with everything being so different, I would not be able to persevere to succeed. A few months passed and I was about to begin college. I suddenly thought that everything was comfortable. That I had nothing to be afraid of. Then, I thought
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