Devotion is having profound dedication, love or loyalty.
“Devotion, when it does not lie under the check of reason, is apt to degenerate into enthusiasm.”
—Joseph Addison English Essayist, Poet, Playwright And Politician.
“A champion is someone who gets up when he can't.”
—Jack Dempsey Heavy Weight Boxer
“In the uttermost meaning of the words, thought is devout, and devotion is thought. Deep calls unto deep.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson Philosopher, Poet, Author, Essayist
“True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.”
—Henry Miller Author, Writer
“I learned that landscape by drawing it, and I came to care for it with a lover's devotion. ”
—Philip Pullman Writer, Author
Stories About Devotion
Living With It
Submitted by Anonymous
Some people would walk away if they found out that their spouse had a disease that will take over his life and that he will...
Fred, The Amazing 96 Year Old
Submitted by Oceanna
Fred is an exceptional 96 year old, who recently lost his wife (together for 75 years). To help ease his grief, and honor her...
New Orleans Hero
Submitted by Lynn
I worked for a large corporation and one day as part of a team building exercise, each leader described who their hero was...
Everyday Hero Stories
Bob was killed at war in October 1967. Bob was not only my older brother, he was my idol. A friend to many, smart, athletic,...
My grandmother is the total embodiment of love, patience and kindness. When my parents abandoned me at a very young age, she...
Throughout life, we all run into people that we consider are heroes. A hero is someone who, in the opinion of others, has...
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This was amazing
Glenn, Lacey Wa
Devotion = one portion endurance, one portion tenacity, one portion patience, and the largest portion is love.
Sonia Alexandria, Berlin, Md
Devotion is doing even when we don't feel like it.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins, Ga
I think that devotion is important because if you were Shawn Johnson or some other famous person, you need to devote yourself to something and work hard you can do it. Without devotion, people wouldn't be where they were today.
Kathryn V, Mingo Ia
You should trust your self no matter what you do.You should believe in yourself.
Angel D, Granada East