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Life With Father, A Dying Breed

LLOYD MARCUS, THE UNHYPHENATED AMERICAN In 1952, I was 5 years old when I walked into the kitchen of our 6th floor apartment in the Baltimore...

Irving Berlin born MAY 11, 1888

American Minute with Bill Federer The son of a rabbi, he was born MAY 11, 1888. At 4-years-old, he immigrated with his family from Russia to...

Winston Churchill’s Darkest Hour

BY PAUL G. KENGOR Last Saturday I dropped off my two oldest sons and their friend at the theatre. I planned to kill a couple...

When I heard this Christian woman’s story, I publicly broke down in tears

BY ALLEN WEST ‘Tis the season… for what exactly? We shared here the story about the Muslim mayor of Nazareth deciding to cancel Christmas. Sadly, this mayor...

Martin Luther: Here I Stand

Here I stand; I can do no otherwise. God help me. Amen! Martin Luther

Quiet, Comfortable Christian or True Disciple?—Russell M. Nelson

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 21ST CENTURY SERMONS August 2015, Ensign The day is gone when you can be a quiet and comfortable Christian. Your religion is not...

Of Rivals

Considerations by the Way An ancient philosopher speaks of rivals who take advantage of his imprisonment. We shall not presume to anticipate the judgment of our...

Rise Up and Bear Off the Constitution Triumphantly

CALLED UNTO LIBERTY, 20TH CENTURY SERMONS, HAROLD B. LEE I have faith in the future of this promised land of America and in its institutions...

Weekly Story: De Glaubeck and The Hickory Club

Weekly Story Following General Greene’s defeat at Guilford Court House—March 1781—, a cavalry officer makes do.   I wish we could get thirty or forty swords, as...

Part 5: The Virtue of Fortitude, Counterfeit Courage, Virtues Associated with Fortitude, Patience and...

THE SEARCH FOR HAPPINESS A Brief Introduction to Ethics BY JONATHAN DOLHENTY, PH.D. PART FIVE The Virtue of Fortitude Counterfeit Courage ...

Love, Duty, and the Power of Small Things

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL One of the marvels, if not miracles, of the American War for Independence is the purity of motive found...

The Mistake of Women in Combat, From Those Who Know

BY JON E. DOUGHERTY There is a litany of reasons why it was fundamentally wrong for President Obama, with zero military or combat experience, to...

Courage to Call Things By Their Proper Name – Fr. Frank Pavone

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE This reflection is taken from my book Pro-Life Reflections for Every Day, which is available for purchase at: ProLifeReflectionsForEveryDay.org “We need now...

An Instrument to End Abortion

BY FR. FRANK PAVONE Saint Paul declared that he never wanted to boast in anything except in the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ. The...

The American Crisis, Thomas Paine, 1776

American Minute with Bill Federer The Continental Army was driven out of New York and New Jersey. Ranks dwindled from 20,000, after the Declaration of Independence...

Demonstrate Righteous Courage

A Way of Life, Bishop Gary E. Stevenson Young men, there will be times when you . . . will have to demonstrate your righteous...

Don’t Give Up the Ship—Captain James Lawrence

American Minute with Bill Federer "Don't Give Up The Ship!" commanded 31-year-old Captain James Lawrence, as he lay wounded on the deck of the U.S.S....

Don't Give Up the Ship—Captain James Lawrence

American Minute with Bill Federer "Don't Give Up The Ship!" commanded 31-year-old Captain James Lawrence, as he lay wounded on the deck of the U.S.S....

The Courageous Admiral David Farragut

American Minute with Bill Federer "Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!" yelled Admiral David Farragut, who had lashed himself atop the mainsail to see above...

Men Who Were True at All Times

America's Witness for Christ And they were all young men, and they were exceedingly valiant for courage, and also for strength and activity; but behold,...

Christian Courage: The Price of Discipleship

A Way of Life, Elder Robert D. Hales We have gathered together as one, we have taken upon us the name of Jesus Christ, and...

Nothing Can Deter Us From Asserting Our Rights: Sam Adams

Liberty Letters, Samuel Adams, 1766 The House have fully considered your Excellency's speech of the third instant, and beg leave to observe, that as on...

May You Have Courage

A Way of Life, President Thomas S. Monson My dear young sisters, what a glorious sight you are. I realize that beyond this magnificent Conference...

Adler on Courage

by Mortimer J. Adler, Ph.D. Question: Courage is a much-praised virtue, but just what it is is not too clear. We usually associate it with...

Never, Never, Never Give Up!

A Way of Life, Mary N. Cook Have you ever been afraid and discouraged as you’ve faced a challenge that seemed far beyond your ability?...

Be of a Good Courage

A Way of Life, Ann M. Dibb I would like to begin this evening by briefly reviewing the historical context of our theme, Joshua 1:9:...

The Charge of the Light Brigade

  The Charge of the Light Brigade by Alfred Lord Tennyson Half a league, half a league, Half a league onward, All in the valley of Death Rode the six...

Dare to Do Our Duty

Daily Dabble in the Classics, Abraham Lincoln Let us have faith that right makes might; and in that faith let us to the end, dare...

An Obligation That Never Ceases

Our obligations to our country never cease but with our lives ... John Adams