“Spirit has fifty times the strength and staying-power of brawn and muscle.”

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Each Staying Power care package includes:


Original "musings" (a personal story or essay)


Curated links to beautiful poetry, music, dance, and other "power boosts"


Reader responses

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What’s “staying power?”

It’s a phrase I grew up with, back on the family farm in Ohio. It refers to our ability to keep at a task that must be done, despite how hard it is or how tired we get. More than mere stamina, staying power involves exceptional commitment and trust, even a kind of faith. It’s as much about the spirit as the body.

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