Illustration – For want of a nail, the shoe was lost, shoe – horse, horse – canon, canon – battle, battle – war.
Illustration – The Auction ..old violin..all we have left ..what is my bid? $1,2,3..Old gray haired man .. resin up the bow .. tightened up the strings .. played a melody as sweet as the angels sing .. bid? $1000,2,3 .. cry what made the difference … THE TOUCH OF THE MASTERS HAND.
Illustration The young girl spoke to the evangelist .. fear of total commitment ..send to China…cold winter ;morning .. little bird, half frozen, pecking at window… putting itself totally at your mercy.. would you crush it? Or warmth, food shelter …
Courage – Gilbert Keith Chesterton – a contradiction in terms. It means a strong desire to live taking the from of a readiness to die.
Edward V. Rickenbacker – Doing what you are afraid to do. There can be no courage unless you’re afraid.
The Uraeus was the symbol of sovereignty. The erect cobra on the Pharaoh’s crown.
Illustration – My son in the hospital to try and save his toes. Bill was $14,000. My part was $1400. I could not borrow it anywhere. Called my Dad and wiring tomorrow? “I Love You”