Contributed by Bruce Howell on Dec 29, 2000
To cause one to breathe more easily; to encourage, cheer up, and relieve by the force of one’s godly personality.
JACKIE ROBINSON was the first African American to play baseball in the major leagues. Breaking baseball’s color barrier, he faced hostile crowds in every stadium. While playing one day in his home stadium of Ebbets Field in Brooklyn, he committed an error. The fans began to jeer him. He stood