Virtue of the Week: Suffering a Cause

What a waste! In his excellent book, Don’t Waste Your Life, John Piper tells about Ruby Eliason and Laura Edwards, who died in April, 2000, in Cameroon, West Africa. Ruby was over eighty, had been single all her life, and had spent her life making the gospel known among the unreached, poor, and sick. Laura […]

What great cause are you suffering?

What great cause are you suffering? The Man in the Mirror When you get what you want in your struggle for self, And the world makes you king for a day, Then go to the mirror and look at yourself, And see what that man has to say. For it isn’t a man’s father, mother […]

Virtue of the Week: Suffering a Cause

Suffering a Cause To undergo a penalty, pain, or loss in defending a principle, ideal, goal, or movement. [do action=”vfquote” quote=”Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” author=”Helen Keller” /] The glory to come from suffering a […]