Heb 12:3 (ESV) … Consider him who endured from sinners such hostility against himself, so that you may not grow weary or fainthearted.
You will never do anything in this world without courage. It is the greatest quality of the mind next to honor. – Aristotle
When onlookers view people with proven success in their area of interest- especially places where they’ve struggled and failed, it is popular to assume that these iconic achievers are merely lucky.
However, there is no such thing as luck in the issue of enduring success. Real success always has a price tag, of which Courage is chief…
Therefore, when next you see people who have achieved success where you have struggled and failed, please understand that they were never exempted from your kind of struggles, but also faced probably even more and overcame.
…being Courageous is not anyone’s prerogative. It is a choice and a decision which anyone can freely make at any time.
In all probability, life also bullied, ridiculed and threatened them like you. However, they encountered success as they defiled every odd against them, weathered every storm and laboured their way up courageously.
In other words, chief among the … Read more here