Courage is the most important of all the virtues, because without courage you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. You can practice any virtue erratically, but nothing consistently without courage. — Maya Angelou
With Independence Day right around the corner, we are focusing on women who have shaped our world through their courage and determination. These women have fought for what is right, even if it means being on the front lines. They did not fear what others thought and were not silenced by those around them. As my daughters grow up, I try to teach them to have this same strength throughout their lives. From Abigail Adams to Maya Angelou, women throughout history have made their mark, and today we celebrate them for all their efforts that have shaped the world we live in today.
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Jacinda Boneau is a fabric designer and founding co-editor at Pretty Prudent, the premier design and lifestyle blog providing inspiration and instruction to help anyone create beautiful things, food, and experiences for their friends and family.