Actually, when I think of boldness, I think of blogging.
Not that you have to be a blogger to live boldly; you don't.
But some of the boldest people I know are bloggers.
They feel fear, but they set it aside and hit publish anyway.
They gather up every shred of courage they possess, and then they submit pieces of their heart to an editor in the form of words on a screen.
They don't back down when trolls attack or comment threads get ugly, not accepting the shame or anger other people try to lay at their feet.
They do not hide.
Bloggers live conspicuous lives. No matter how many boundaries you set, or thoughts you keep to yourself, there is still a whole lot of you out there for the world to read.
As bloggers, we give our opinions, share our stories, invite people into our lives, brave the comment sections, collaborate with people we may never meet in person, speak our truths, turn our passions into something tangible, examine our memories in front of strangers, risk being misunderstood by those we love the most, find friends in unexpected places, learn new skills, and reveal our true selves in so many ways.
Blogging is a medium that allows us all to have a voice, and a platform from which to share it.
That is the boldness of blogging.
It is a beautiful and powerful thing that can not be ignored.
*NaBloPoMo - Day 10, writing to a prompt from SITS.