Tag Archives: courage

God’s Fools?

“He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.”  ~Jim Elliot Not long after Jim Elliot wrote those words, he, Nate Saint, and three missionary friends were speared to death by natives known to … Continue reading

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Courage is…

“Courage is the greatest of all weapons, but also an invisible one. You don’t know whether you have it until you’re called upon to use it.” ~from The Wishing Map, Episode 103

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No Truer Words

Thank you, Dr. King, for speaking truth into our lives. Now, all hands on deck!

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Be Who You’re Called to Be

I once dated a struggling British actress. We talked about how hard it was to make it in the movie biz. She mentioned meeting a 35 year old actor who’d wrapped work on a “kid’s movie” at London’s Elstree Studios. … Continue reading

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Freedom

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Label-Free Socks

I’m wearing label-free socks right now. That’s pretty mundane news, I realize. But the point is that, thanks to my father (lower right hand corner in the above photo) and many others like him… my socks don’t have swastikas on them. … Continue reading

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The Wishing Map 17

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Four: Melcarhassen (Continued) Previously: An ancient document predicted “the Time of an End and a New Beginning” when Two Strangers would choose…

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