Fear of Trying New Things
Friend April 2015 “Awkward” Hilary was afraid to try new things because others might think she looks ridiculous, so she missed out on lots of fun, new experiences, until she decided to change.
Friend September 2017 “Moresby the Brave” Moresby is worried about starting school, so his father gives him a blessing. Moresby’s day goes well, and he is even brave enough to help someone else who is having a hard time on their first day.
Examples of Courage
Friend February 2015 “Who is Your Hero?” Ellie is afraid to say in her school class that her hero is Jesus Christ, but another boy says it and his example helps her not to be afraid anymore to stand as an example for Christ.
Friend July 2017 “Charlie’s Big Weekend” Dasch was excited to get Charlie, the class teddy bear, for the weekend, but was afraid the kids would laugh when he tells them about his weekend. His sister was going on mission. He thought about what she would do and he bravely shared. The kids clapped.
Prayer & Help
Friend December 2017 “Prayer at the Start Gate” After Noah’s injury he was afraid of racing again, but then he remembered he can pray for help.
Friend January 2017 “Aquanaut Badge” Corwin is encouraged by his dad to get his Aquanaut badge in scouting. Even though Corwin doesn’t know how to swim and is afraid, he prays for help, he practices, and he succeeds.
Friend September 2017 “Bear Cave” Ben prays for angels help when he becomes afraid in his new room in the basement. He feels like his prayer isn’t being answered, but then his mom shows up. She felt the Spirit telling her to check on Ben.
Fear of Making Mistakes
Friend February 2018 “Keep Trying” Elder Meurs was shy when he was younger and cried when he made mistakes playing the piano in front of others, but he kept trying and gained a talent that blessed many people. He also stuttered as a child and still gets anxious when he has to give talks, but his words help many people. He says to keep trying!
Courage to Stand for the Right
Friend March 1988 “Haunted House Hero” Boys learn it takes more courage to do what is right than to accept a dangerous dare.
Friend June 1986 “Another Kind of Courage” Trent stops his friends from teasing a boy.
Friend November 1985 “The Guy in the Glass”- Boy stands up for another boy even though he might get teased and tormented too.