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MAY 24 1993, 12/3/1993 Jackie Kennedy, Courage Award given at JFK Library.[[[[The Profile in Courage Award is a private award given to recognize displays of courage similar to those John F. Kennedy described in his book Profiles in Courage.]]]]] ❃❤❁❤✾❤✾❤❁❤❃

"God calls us to be thankful people. And its the very attitude of thanksgiving that can transform our lives. If you find yourself wandering down the dark path of depression and despair here are six simple ways to fight for joy through gratefulness. 1. Fill your mind with the truths of Gods word. Meditate on verses regarding thankfulness like Colossians 3:1517. Commit to memory Gods commands to be thankful. 2. Remember Gods goodness and faithfulness to you. Just as the Israelites were…

from Remembering Carolyn

May 23, 1999 – Profiles in Courage dinner at JFK Library

May 23, 1999 – Profiles in Courage dinner at JFK Library | Remembering Carolyn

"The stories of past courage…can teach, they can offer hope, they can provide inspiration. But they cannot supply courage itself. For this each man must look into his own soul." Profiles in Courage 1956

"Love never flatters others and wisdom never desires to be flattered. This is why the psalmist wrote 'Blessed is the man . . . in whose spirit there is no deceit' (Psalm 32:2). This is what Jesus saw and commended in Nathanael: 'Behold an Israelite indeed in whom there is no deceit!' (John 1:47). Lets examine ourselves for the deceit of flattery. Is there any relationship or perhaps relational habit in our lives where we employ manipulative flattery to grease the wheels of our own…

At the 1990 Profile in Courage Awards. She wore her white gloves right to the end of her life, she was a lady, a model of class and majesty. Oh how I wish women today would polish it up and wear white gloves, oh what a pretty world that would be.

YES. Now read this gutsy homily by St. Louis priest, Fr. Noah Waldman:

"You've got to follow your passion. You've got to figure out what it is you love - who you really are. And have the courage to do that. I believe that the only courage anybody ever needs is the courage to follow your own dreams." - Oprah Winfrey

from Cherries - A Vietnam War Novel

A Vietnam War Hero: Charles S. Kettles