Words of Encouragement

Be of courageousness,
And not of cowardice.
Be of strength,
And not of weakness.
Be of joy,
And not of sorrow.
Be of joy,
Because there's a better tomorrow.
Be of love,
And not of hate.
Be of an emboldened spirit,
And stand in your faith.
Whatever offenses you may encounter in the world,
Even if they be doubled,
Remember that it is written:
'Let not your heart be troubled.
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Submitted on December 27, 2016

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Cat Ellington

Cat Ellington is an American songwriter, casting director, poet, and author from Chicago, IL. She is best known for her work in the casting and music departments on the feature film, Dual Mania, as well as for authoring and co-authoring a collection of nonfiction books, including the Reviews by Cat Ellington series and The Making of Dual Mania: Filmmaking Chicago Style. Outside of her professional element, the award-winning lyricist enjoys reading, listening to tons of music, cooking, baking, collecting charm bracelets, watching Lifetime Movies, sailing, jet skiing, playing tennis, and eating frozen yogurt – lots of it. more…

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