By Lenora Bendall “Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway.” -John Wayne Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr, Joan of Arc, Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Edmund Hillary…If you were asked to name a historical figure who was the epitome of courage, these are some of thenames you would think of. Finding courageContinue reading “Finding Courage in History: An Introduction”
Why me Lord, what have I ever doneTo deserve even oneOf the pleasures I’ve knownTell me Lord, what did I ever doThat was worth loving youOr the kindness you’ve shown. I’ve loved this song since the first time I heard it quite a while ago. As I was listening to it on Pandora this weekContinue reading “Courage to Ask “Why Me Lord?””
With the hyper information from social media one subject can become fact immediately without the little bit of research that could disprove that fact. One brief example is the hyper ignorance bebopping around about ivermectin. Regardless of how you feel about political situations, the mean posts, misleading memes and people just not being nice toContinue reading “Courage to Not Get on the Bandwagon”
We talked with the owner of John’s Crazy Socks! John, and his Dad, Mark, joined to talk about the courage for John to decide to start a business. You’ve seen him on Facebook! Now, hear his story!
What is joyful? It is true happiness coming from deep within. Satan doesn’t like joy, he wants people to be depressed, frustrated, hateful, and the list goes on. Robbing us of our joy that is found in the gospel is how evil grows. Even when we have been wronged, actually or misconstrued, Satan digs itContinue reading “Courage to be Joyful”
Do we recognize our own talents? We think of talents as playing an instrument, singing, or athletes, or art, or writing, or acting. These are not the only talents people have. Our talents are gifts from our Heavenly Father. We each have different interests which lead us to different talents. Our Father in Heaven hasContinue reading “Courage to Like Yourself–Your Talents”
Tradition. Or, outward signs of one’s faith. Jesus was trying to teach that the ancient traditions that had developed over the years that were extensions of religious rites instituted to teach of the coming of the Savior needed to be put away. One such was the washing of hands before certain daily tasks. In ourContinue reading “Courage to Study the Scriptures: Matthew 15”
“… But Jesus said unto them, They need not depart; give ye them to eat. And they say unto him, We have here but five loaves, and two fishes. He said, Bring them hither to me. And he commanded the multitude to sit down on the grass and took the five loaves, and the two fishes,Continue reading “Courage to Apply the Scriptures: Matthew 14”
Amazing days and much love y’all!
Courage to let go of stress and put it on the shoulders of Christ is not always an easy thing to do; but it is how we can move forward.