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”
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Courage to Listen to Meaningful Music
“Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom; teaching and admonishing one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs, singing with grace in your hearts to the Lord. ” (Colossians 3:16) “…teaching and admonishing one another…” Songs of worship should be teaching and admonishing. We have so many beautiful and meaningful songs that haveContinue reading “Courage to Listen to Meaningful Music”
Courage to Ask “Why Me Lord?”
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?””
Courage to Not Get on the Bandwagon
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”
What is Joy? And, Why is it Important?
We have discussed joy. But, what is joy? Is it physical? Is it ignoring the woes of the world? Joy is a state of being, derived from knowing the pure love of Christ, and exhibiting that in one’s life. This is why it is important. We are here on Earth to have joy, we areContinue reading “What is Joy? And, Why is it Important?”
Courage to Be Happier!
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!
Courage to be Joyful
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”
Courage to Study the Scriptures: Matthew 15
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”
Courage to Apply the Scriptures: Matthew 14
“… 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”
Courage to Uplift
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