In April, 1861, a small group of New York City women, including 28-year-old Charlotte Waverly (inspired by Georgeanna Woolsey), decide to do something about the Union Army’s Medical Department and their unpreparedness for the war, and end up changing the course of the war, despite criticism, ridicule and social ostracism.
A heartfelt thanks to our veterans and to our God for freedom. We’re all involved in America’s freedom.
“It is curious that physical courage should be so common in the world and moral courage so rare.” When I saw that quote by Mark Twain, I thought about the movie, Courageous. It demonstrated effectively both kinds of courage–physical and moral–and showed that if you’re courageous, with God’s help, you can truly change.
“A friend loves at all times” (Proverbs 17:17, NIV). That’s the kind of friend everyone wants, and it’s hard to improve on that definition. But here are five friends–five kinds of friends–you can’t live without. If you know one of them, that’s great. And if you’ve known all five, you are blessed beyond measure.
Extravagant Love By Rebecca Barlow Jordan “But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Romans 5:8 TNIV Much of my husband’s childhood years he spent on a lake in West Texas where his parents and grandparents owned a fishing camp. Like all boys, Larry loved to play “buried treasure.” The sand around the camp offered multiple opportunities for realistic pirating adventures. But one fateful day, Larry learned a powerful lesson he never forgot. Here’s his story: