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Home of the Brave

God created us to make a difference,
not to walk around afraid to ruffle feathers.
The home of the brave are the warriors who are not afraid to stand for change; to stand for what's right. They are not in the business of placating the status quo.

There are many in the bible who stood for worthy causes and who put the people in front of themselves. They did the hard things in the name of Godly leadership. They had it rough at times, but they were like pros who made it look easy. That's what you do when God is with you. It doesn't matter who comes against you, you stand for something. Moses did; Joseph did; David did; Esther did; The Samaritan Woman did. And every last one of them was blessed and highly favored for walking in the mandates of God.

They were all the courageous ones. The ones who were probably scared deep down when they thought about what they were really up against, but fearless and bold as God was with them. They knew it was worth it -- using their voice and life against injustice; risking themselves to help others obtain freedom of some sort. 

I admire them. They didn't care to be accepted by people. They stuck their necks out anyway even though they may have stood alone; even though what they did was right, but unpopular; even though they were ridiculed and made fun of. 

The home of the brave ones. 

The ones chosen and called by God. And the ones who decided to heed the call.

Today, even more are chosen and called, but very few acknowledge or answer, because of fear of the unknown and/or acceptance of man. Yet we have nothing to fear, because God chose and called us to do mighty things in the earth. Acceptance by the people who are sitting on the sidelines must not affect us one way or another. Focus is the key here and unless we submit to God we will always be unsettled and miserable souls. 

How sad. Why not just do what we were born to do? 

I'm going to leave this right here. 

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