Courage of the Heart
To attempt to never lay down arms even when the foe is merciless.
To know when to surrender.
A Knight must see into the heart and know that the edge of the cliff may hold wings.
To know they are never really alone.
To feel the touch of tears.
To show kindly forbearance toward any person or creature, that are in one’s power, for a Knight has had to live at the mercy of pain.
Using discretionary power, to show compassion with attitudes and words even to one’s offender, especially those who do not understand.
To uphold nobleness of mind, character or spirit at all times.
To remember even when alone that one has the virtues and duties of a Knight.
To make meek one’s heart and be courteously respectful to all.
To give in any manner without the thought of return.
To have the wisdom to see that to give to another is to give to one’s self for all are connected.
When one cannot see in the forest, the heart feels the cadence of the voice in the dark, and with bravery the Knight follows in silence.
In times of great distress, to see the droplet of light in a bucket of sorrow, and weave that into one’s armour with cheerfulness.
To be fair and not judge others.
A Knight knows that to falter is human and to hold out a hand sometimes will strengthen the weak.
To be faithful to one’s self.
To do no harm to one’s fellow Knights.
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