Remain Faithful

“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in Him so that you may overflow with hope by  the power of the Holy Spirit.”  Romans 15:13   This week marks the second anniversary of this blog, Anointed Courage.  I have faithfully written and posted every week, even when … Continue reading Remain Faithful

Gather Information Before I Spill My Guts

“He who justifies the wicked and he who condemns the righteous are both alike an abomination to the Lord.”  Proverbs 17:15 A counselor gave me a piece of wise advice, “gather information before you give any out.” I assume she said that because she saw my pattern of talking before I knew all the details. … Continue reading Gather Information Before I Spill My Guts

I’m Terrible at Perseverance

“Blessed is the man who remains steadfast under trial, for when he has stood the test he will receive the crown of life, which God has promised to those who love Him.”  James 1:12   The dictionary defines "perseverance" as “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.”  And I am terrible … Continue reading I’m Terrible at Perseverance

No Time for Pity

“So God created man in His own image; in the image of God, he created him: male and female he created them.”  Genesis 1:27   The notion of celebrating our uniqueness seems alien.  There is an idea that is fed to us, that we must look a certain way, influences our thoughts about ourselves and … Continue reading No Time for Pity