I recently heard a fascinating story about a heart surgeon. At the end of one operation, he returned his patient’s heart back into the chest and began gently massaging it back to life. But the heart wouldn’t restart. More intense measures followed, but the heart still wouldn’t beat. Finally, the surgeon knelt by the unconscious
Some churches have statements of faith they adhere to, called creeds. But they’re often not the kind of thing we turn to in times of trial. So my author friend Tony Horsfal wrote his own: a courage-building ‘Resilience Creed’—one that expresses the kind of truths we can hold to in times of adversity and pain.
Each week 16 million people listen to BBC Radio 2. Now, not all of them were listening when I joined early morning host Alex Lester on Easter Monday to present the long-running Pause for Thought segment, but a few were! I was asked to talk about courage. Here's what I came up with.