We've been back in the office since yesterday, but we just couldn't resist the urge to bring you one more dose of inspiration for the week.
— Amelia Earhart
There is something to be said for determination and courage. At a time when women were still largely constrained to a few roles in American society, Amelia Earhart ignored or gleefully smashed barriers to pursue her dreams. From her teenage decision to choose a high school based on its superior science program to her aviation career spent setting world records, Earhart defied the limits others tried to put on her.
Congregationalists have a history of changing conventions, as well. They have been at the forefront of social movements like abolition, temperance, and suffrage. They did their best to lead by example, by doing.
It's a new year, a good time for a new start. What will you do?