Category Archives: Courage

Two Essential Qualities For Overcoming Obstacles

Heroes of Faith 

I recently came across these inspirational words from an unknown poet. They identify two great qualities Christians need in dealing with life’s challenges and overcoming obstacles.

It takes strength to be firm.
It takes courage to be gentle.

It takes strength to stand guard.
It takes courage to let down your guard. Continue reading

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Bruce Jenner is Not Courageous!

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By now only the most isolated of people and the Amish, as reported by Jesse Watters last night, have not heard that Bruce Jenner is now a woman!

In the past several days Jenner has been lauded as courageous by most of the Hollywood elite, the liberal media and even the President of the United States. After Jenner changed his name  and sent out his first Tweet on his new Twitter account, President Obama retweeted it with this comment, “It takes courage to share your story.” Continue reading

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WORD OF THE WEEK: COURAGE

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Dr. Jack Groppel is an author and internationally recognized authority in the science of human performance. He is also the co-founder and Vice-President of Human Performance Institute.

Groppel works with leaders of various professions to hone optimum performance in their respective fields. A few years ago he did an experiment in the swamplands of Florida that he videoed and uses in his seminars.

The first video was a training assignment for a group of NFL linebackers. They were to run through the swampy area about one mile away, touch a white fence and then return back to base camp. Groppel then added one final, important detail: a wild boar had been spotted in the forest that morning. He explained how dangerous wild boars can be and how they all needed to be on high alert. Continue reading

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