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Muster the courage
To be steadfast
To truth ever pledge
And learn from the past
Truth is timeless
It does not change
Speak up, confess
Where all truth hangs
God’s commandments
Still remain true
Each law make sense
The good we should do
The World Needs Pioneers Today (to stand for truth)

“Can we somehow muster the courage and steadfastness of purpose that characterized the pioneers of a former generation? Can you and I, in actual fact, be pioneers? I know we can be. Oh, how the world needs pioneers today!”


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Without freedom
How can one feel safe?
Act with wisdom
Or become a slave

Noah pack up
While others jeered
Building was tough
But freedom neared

The pioneers
Left the known behind
Despite the tears
They’d freedom to find
What is security
And a comfortable life
Without liberty
And faith to help you strive

The World Needs Pioneers Today

We forget how the Greeks and Romans prevailed magnificently in a barbaric world and how that triumph ended—how a slackness and softness finally overcame them to their ruin. In the end, more than they wanted freedom, they wanted security and a comfortable life; and they lost all—comfort and security and freedom.   http://www.lds.org/liahona/2013/07/the-world-needs-pioneers-today?lang=eng

Liberty – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Liberty is the value of individuals to have agency (control over their own actions). 

He who sacrifices freedom for security will soon have neither.-  Ben Franklin

Those who would give up Essential Liberty
to purchase a little Temporary Safety,
deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.

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