The first rule is to harm not others and do no harm. I belive that there is both a male and female side of the higher power. With out both side we are out of balance and wandering. It is not for me to judge the belives of another as long as that belive follows the first rule.
I find the following a help..
Courage is't always the lion's roar
It's sometime the heart at the end of the day saying I will try again tomorrow.