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  • DAWN shared from Restless: Because You Were Made for More by Jennie Allen
    We want a revolution, but most of us wish someone else would start it. We’re embarrassingly cynical and we shoot leaders down for sport, so no wonder we’re all afraid to lead! Instead, let’s help each other fight our fears rather than taking each other down. We must focus on our races and cheer others toward theirs.
  • DAWN shared from The Noticer Returns: Sometimes You Find Perspective, and Sometimes Perspective Finds You by Andy Andrews
    “Patience, for instance,” Jones once remarked, “is not a feeling. Patience is the description of a behavior. One can choose to act patiently even while the feeling of frustration tempts him to choose inappropriate behavior. It is impossible to feel frustrated and feel patient at the same time, but one can be inundated with feelings of frustration and still display patience. Patience is a discipline. It is an action. Patience is a chosen response.
  • DAWN shared from One Call Away: Answering Life's Challenges with Unshakable Faith by Brenda Warner
    Fans could get mad because their favorite fantasy player didn’t do well in a certain game, but I wondered if they ever stop to think about how many NFL players may have lost someone close to them that week, had a mom who was diagnosed with cancer, or had a child who was sick. Just because they’re paid millions of dollars doesn’t mean players are exempt from the same kinds of human trials and tragedies that we all face. In some cases it’s worse because they have to endure those trials under enormous public pressure.
  • DAWN shared from One Call Away: Answering Life's Challenges with Unshakable Faith by Brenda Warner
    every opportunity comes with blessings and burdens. It was up to us to make the most of what we’d been given.
  • DAWN shared from For the Love: Fighting for Grace in a World of Impossible Standards by Jen Hatmaker
    Note: God measures our entire existence by only two things: how we love Him and how we love people. If you get this right, you can get a million other things wrong.