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The Rev. Elaine Wilder

The Whisper of Courage

Psalm 139:1-6,13-18

Pentecost 16 - Year C

September 08, 2013

The Rev. Elaine Wilder (UMC)

 

Courage. Some consider it the most admirable of human virtues. Earnest Hemingway describes it as grace under pressure. Merriam Webster defines it as mental or moral strength to venture, persevere and withstand danger, fear, or difficulty. My favorite is Theodore Roosevelt's explanation. In his 1910 speech "Citizenship in a Republic," he declares:

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