Tag: courage

The Reason Why We Sing

One of the reasons I post so many songs on my blogs, is because when I sing songs of HOPE, I not only discover the reason why I sing–but I also discover fresh courage and strength in the midst of my singing. It was Tolkien who said, “Courage is found in unlikely places.” (And I believe that’s true.) I know from experience, regularly singing … Read More The Reason Why We Sing

Daring The Attempt…

Quit holding back. Mark Batterson, The Lion Chaser’s Manifesto, Chase the Lion I’ll confess, I was holding back for a long time. I LIKED safe. When you’ve grown up in a three-ring circus, performing to get even a few crumbs of love or affirmation–SAFE feels good. And then, one day… it doesn’t. Born Encourager That was me. I could encourage the socks off anyone… … Read More Daring The Attempt…

The a,b,c’s of Believing: Y – Yielded

God always makes his grace visible in Christ, who includes us as partners of his endless triumph. Through our yielded lives he spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of God everywhere we go. 2 Corinthians 2: 14 TPT There is an old hymn, now in the public domain, that we used to sing in church when I was a child. When I ponder the … Read More The a,b,c’s of Believing: Y – Yielded

The abc’s of Believing: V – Vulnerability

Courage originally meant “To speak one’s mind by telling all one’s heart.” —Brené Brown, The Gifts of Imperfection In her personal quest to start living her life with all-out (or should I say all-in) wholeheartedness, Brené Brown makes this wonderful statement regarding courage: Over time, this definition has changed, and, today, courage is more synonymous with being heroic. Heroics is important and we certainly … Read More The abc’s of Believing: V – Vulnerability

The abc’s of Believing: U – Uncertainty

Direct those who are rich in this present age not to be proud or to fix their hope on the uncertainty of riches, but rather on God—who richly provides us with everything to enjoy. 1 Timothy 6:17 TLV I do believe that God calls us to a life of risk and uncertainty. This most definitely runs counter-culture to our continuing quest for the “seeming … Read More The abc’s of Believing: U – Uncertainty

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